A bill that would amend the Higher Education Student Assistance Act to the benefit of destitute students enrolled at public universities has been assigned to the Illinois House of Higher Education Committee.
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
Republican state Rep. Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) has thrown her full-throttled support behind House Resolution 706, a measure in stark opposition to the so-called “mileage tax” aimed at motorists across the state.
Five Republican candidates who will be on November’s ballots in districts across Illinois will hold a press conference at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to answer the question “What Happens When Conservative Reformers Infiltrate the Springfield Machine?”
As the sexual harassment allegations plaguing House Speaker Mike Madigan's (D-Chicago) office continues to simmer, Doug Jameson has become more determined in his resolve to shake things up in Springfield.