Jul 21, 2017
Steven Polit Your Next State Representative?
In an interview with North Cook News, Steven Polit of Mount Prospect spoke sharply against the Illinois General Assembly having passed a budget along with a tax increase.
Jul 10, 2017
Tax Increase Anger – Invective, Resignation and Ammie Kessem to Run
There are many dimensions to the fallout from the tax increase vote and its only the beginning.
Jul 6, 2017
Illinois Overrides Veto and Passes Budget with a Price
Today, the Illinois House of Representatives overrode Governor Rauner’s veto of the budget bill. While it is a relief that we now have a budget for the first time in almost 3 years, it is bittersweet.
Jun 7, 2017
Illinois’ chapter in the Russian hacking saga
Hackers breached the Illinois State Board of Elections voter registration database last summer, one chapter in the currently unfolding story of Russian cyberattacks on U.S. election related systems in 2016.
May 31, 2017
Lawmakers adjourn without passing budget
Once again the Illinois General Assembly has adjourned without passing a budget.