Illinois Sen. Darren Bailey announced Monday he will seek the Republican nomination for governor in 2022… Bailey made the announcement Monday alongside family and friends at the Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham. He was sworn in as state senator in January, and previously served as... Read More.
Illinois Chamber President and CEO Todd Maisch released the following statement on Governor Pritzker's Budget Address. "The Illinois Chamber is opposed to the massive tax increase proposed by the Governor’s budget plan under the guise of "closing corporate loopholes." We understand that the state has... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD -- Today, Governor JB Pritzker delivered his annual budget address virtually, introducing his proposal for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). IPHCA commends Governor Pritzker for prioritizing racial justice and eliminating disparities, and his commitment to protecting our state’s health care and human services systems. However,... Read More.
Marine Corps Veteran and Former State Senator to Launch with Statewide Tour When: Monday, February 15—Tuesday, February 16 Where: Multiple Locations — Listed Below. Due to COVID restrictions, masks and social distancing is requested. Details: Senator Schimpf will host a... Read More.
Story courtesy of Jc Tinsley for TOC News It was a billed as a town hall event, but it took about 26 minutes before any discussion took place Wednesday when Illinois Senator Darren Bailey descended upon Deep South, a popular restaurant in McLeansboro which isn’t... Read More.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) opposes the legislation passed in the last General Assembly just before he was sworn in as the new Representative for the 109th District. House Bill 3653 awaits the governor’s action. “I urge the governor to veto House Bill 3653 as... Read More.
What is it like for a newly sworn-in State Representative to seen their name up on the voting board for the first time? 109th District State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) can tell you. Niemerg took the oath of office in ceremonies in Springfield this week. In... Read More.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Friday he’s freezing the implementation of new business tax credits and calling for legislators to stop changes to the state’s income tax framework to save coronavirus-ravaged Illinois just over half a billion dollars. Outraged Republicans called it “just one more hit”... Read More.
Illinois business hit by losses because of COVID-19 restrictions could collectively be on the hook for a half million dollars in liabilities if Governor Pritzker gets his way. The governor wants to eliminate state-level tax benefits created as a form of economic relief when Congress... Read More.
LOUISVILLE…State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is requesting that the Governor use his authority to call the General Assembly back to work to address a growing number of issues that need input from the people of Illinois. How Illinois deals with the coronavirus outbreak in veterans... Read More.