Karen McConnaughay Applauds Signing of Ethics Bill, Outlines Additional Needed Reforms

A press release from State Senator Karen McConnaughay:: Gov. signs ethics reform bill, McConnaughay says more still needs to be done Springfield, IL… State Senator Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) applauds the Governor for signing House Bill 138 today, which improves … Continue reading

Ethics Statutes Strengthened

A press release from State Senator Pam Althoff: Senate passes legislation to bring independence to legislative ethics complaint process Springfield, IL… Seeking to improve independence and transparency in the way legislative ethics complaints are handled in Illinois, the Illinois Senate … Continue reading

McSweeney Goes After Tax-Financed Payoffs for Legislative Sexual Harassers

A press release from State Rep. David McSweeney: McSweeney Advances Legislation Banning State Funds from Being Used to Silence Sexual Harassment Claims Against Legislators Springfield, IL – The Illinois House Executive Committee approved a measure State Representative David McSweeney (R-Barrington … Continue reading

Al Franken on Dr. No

Looking up former U.S. Senator Tom Colburn, I found the following on the search engine: Al Franken tells Stephen Colbert which senators have a sense of … https://www.salon.com/…/al-franken-tells-stephen-colbert-which-senators-have-a-sens… Aug 2, 2017 – Surprisingly, there are some senators that aren’t particularly funny, Franken revealed. … Continue reading

Skillicorn Introduces Bill to Set Up Dedicated Sexual Harassment Phone Line in Attorney General’s Office

A press release from State Rep. Allen Skillicorn: SKILLICORN INTRODUCES BILL FOR DEDICATED PHONE LINE TO REPORT SEXUAL HARASSMENT MAINTAINED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CRYSTAL LAKE, IL—As bills go to die in Rules Committee, so too apparently complaints went to … Continue reading

Reick Comment About Sexual Harassment Training after Talking to House Minority Leader

Here’s what Capital Fax reports House Minority Leader Jim Durkin told the publication today about State Rep. Steve Reick: “We asked House GOP Leader Jim Durkin’s office about Reick’s response. “A spokeswoman released a ‘clarifying statemen’ from Reick: ‘There’s a … Continue reading

Sexual Harrassment Complaint Filed Against McHenry County Clerk’s Husband

A complaint has been filed by Mrs. Karen Felske with the Illinois Department of Human Rights  against McHenry County Clerk Ed Gil. The complaint is dated March 3, 2016. Felske contends sexual harassment resulting in a hostile work environment and a … Continue reading

Huntley School District Releases Sexual Harassment Checks

In response to a Freedom of Information request I made after the Huntley School Board majority refused to place the issue of sexual harassments settlements on its agenda the first week of March, I received the following. I can understand … Continue reading