Reick: Remap Decision Bodes Poorly for GOP

State Rep. candidate Steve Reick’s latest post on his web site: Dance Band on the Titanic There’s an old saying that bad news comes in threes. It’s certainly true today for Illinois. First comes the news that Illinois’ insurance rates … Continue reading

Skillicorn Says Remap Decision Reason for Supporting His Candidacy

A press release from GOP State Rep. candidate Allen Skillicorn: REMAP STRIKE-DOWN IS ANOTHER REASON TO VOTE SKILLICORN EAST DUNDEE – There are 563,000 reasons to vote for Allen Skillicorn over his Democrat opponent for State Representative. Last night the … Continue reading

Judge Joseph Condon Plans Retirement, Michael Feetterer Gets Replacement Nod

Circuit Judge Joseph Condon plans to retire when his term is up in December. His replacement is selected by our Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Thomas. That person will be current Associate Court Judge Judge Michael W. Feetterer. I asked … Continue reading

Looks Like Hospital Costs Could Be Going Up

A decision by the Illinois Supreme Court striping Urbana’s Provena Covenant Medical Centerl’s not-for-profit real estate tax exemption will reverberate across the state. Thanks to Capital Fax Blog for alerting me to the case. Folks in Cook County have already … Continue reading

Ann Jorgensen and Mary Schostok, Two Appointed 2nd Appellate Court Justices, Emerge Victorious GOP Primary

Two women appointed by Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Miller, Appellate Court Justices Ann Jorgensen and Mary Schostok, carried the day Tuesday. Below you see the preliminary results of the judicial district that sprawls across northern Illinois from Lake Michigan … Continue reading

Chicago Tribune Endorses Mary Schostok and Ann Jorgensen for Appellate Court

The only candidates that I have seen campaigning for the 2nd Appellate Court were endorsed today by the Chicago Tribune. Mary Schostok, who held a fund raiser in Crystal Lake Thursday night, and Ann Jorgensen, who was Schostok’s “special guest” … Continue reading

Dan Duffy for Governor?

Freshman State Senator Dan Duffy, a businessman from Lake Barrington in Lake County, was touted for governor in Chicago Sun-Times columnist Steven Huntley’s column yesterday. In an piece entitled, “GOP looks to unusual suspectsfor gov race,” Duffy’s name pops up … Continue reading