A Republican Illinois House representative from the 93rd District earlier this week renewed her call for fair maps and pushed support for an independent map-drawing petition following a U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear gerrymander cases.
Veteran state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is among a group of GOP lawmakers introducing House Bill 3850 that would repeal the Reproductive Health Act recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Illinois state lawmakers have a dubious history of subjecting residents to gas tax hikes, but the recent doubling of the state gas tax to 38 cents per gallon seems to have taken things to an entirely new level.
Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) Executive Director Richard A. Pearson recently shared a bulletin with members alerting them to be on the lookout for anti-gun, anti-Second Amendment groups funded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that will be misrepresenting themselves as organizations promoting community safety.
The United States Supreme Court ruled during the week that courts have no role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims, a decision that Senate Republicans say further underscores the need for a fair maps redistricting process in Illinois.
The United States Supreme Court ruled on June 27 that courts have no role in deciding whether state legislative and federal Congressional maps are drawn for the benefit of a certain political party, a decision that Senate Republicans say further underscores the need for the Illinois General Assembly to approve a state constitutional amendment to allow for fair maps in Illinois.
Deborah Karlin donated $2,500 to Independent Roney Matthew's election campaign committee, Friends of Jeremy Karlin, on July 2, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Deborah Karlin donated $2,500 to Democrat Jeremy S. Karlin's election campaign committee, Friends of Jeremy Karlin, on July 2, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).