All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Republican House candidate Amy Elik sees her incumbent opponent in the 111th District, Illinois state Rep. Monica Bristow (D-Alton), as an example of what needs to change about the current culture in Springfield.
Gov. JB Pritzker vetoed House Bill 3902, which would reinstate Illinois’ sales tax exemption for aircraft materials, prioritizing jobs in the aviation-repair industry and allowing business to compete with 35 other states.
Illinois state Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) is convinced that two Democratic-sponsored bills recently passed in the legislature should be just the start of a longer process aimed at curbing corruption in Springfield.
Doug Villhard donated $2,000 to Republican David Michael's election campaign committee, Citizens for David Michael, on Nov. 25, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Foster Township trustee and GOP candidate for state representative in the 111th District Amy Elik (R-Alton) sees her background as aligning almost perfectly with what she believes Illinois needs most right now.