Rep. Chad Hays (R-Catlin) failed to fully report his income on a statement of economic interest related to his position as a board member for the Danville Sanitary District, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) allege.
Before Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) sent Gov. Bruce Rauner the state's funding bill for public schools, Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) took to the House floor to criticize Democratic lawmakers for holding it back for two months and threatening the start of school.
Schools in Oswego and Yorkville -- as well as those throughout the state -- might not be able to open on time because of political games being played by Democrats acting more like children themselves than legislators, Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) suggested recently.
Area residents who want to speak up at Toledo Village Board meetings can now do so -- as long as they don't expect answers, keep their comments brief and don't question the board or its president, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) contend.
The Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity is launching an accountability campaign targeting several state representatives, including state Rep. Bill Mitchell (R-Forsyth) over their vote to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on the recently passed budget.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently added several key communication personnel to his team, further shaking up his staff following a major political defeat when the Illinois General Assembly overrode his vetoes on a budget and spending plan.
Effingham Mayor Jeff Bloemker has resigned as CEO of the Illinois Correctional Industries, a position he has held since being appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2016, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
A former Edgar County Airport Advisory Board member who resigned in 2015 after being questioned about his residency has been charged with two counts of Voting Outside of Precinct Residence, a Class D felony, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Illinois has its first budget in more than two years after the House voted on Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of three contentious bills that made it through both chambers in a special extended session.
The Statehouse was on security lockdown earlier today after a substance was allegedly thrown at Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office, as well as the Lt. governor's office and the House gallery. Rauner was not in the building at the time of the threat.