Doug Dial, a conservative activist in the Madison County area, argues that state lawmakers giving themselves a pay raise as part of the state’s new $40 billion budget proves just how off-course things have become in Springfield.
Pro-life advocates have identified Democratic state Rep. Katie Stuart (Edwardsville) as being a central figure in what they see as the misguided movement to “turn Illinois into the abortion capital of the country.”
The bill in favor of increasing the state minimum wage that state Rep. Katie Stuart (D-Edwardsville) and 18 other Illinois House Representatives voted for will have a tremendous impact on the state's manufacturing industry, according to one small business owner.
Illinois State Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) says Illinois’ reputation will continue to suffer as long as we have news like Gov. J.B. Pritzker being under federal investigation for an alleged tax scheme.