Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered a budget address Wednesday that was often at odds with what he calls for on the campaign trail. Rauner is trying to appease multiple constituencies as he faces an immediate primary challenge from his right flank and a tough general election fight if he emerges victorious. Illinois State Representative Tom Morrison […]
Jeanne Ives called for an Inspector General investigation into Governor Bruce Rauner after a memo from his former general counsel implies state resources were being used for political purposes. Illinois State Representative David McSweeney from the 52nd district joined Dan and Amy with reaction
Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton is officially kicking off her primary challenge against Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. Ives selected former state Rep. Rich Morthland as a lieutenant governor running mate. Ives took office in 2013 and was formerly a member of the Wheaton City Council. She’s a West Point graduate and former Army officer. Ives […]
Allegations against a sitting state legislator emerged at an Illinois House hearing Tuesday, as lawmakers advanced legislation to crack down on sexual harassment. Lobbyist Denise Rotheimer, who is also running as a Republican for state representative, joined Dan Proft and John Kass to share her experience of sexual harassment by State Sen. Ira Silverstein:
Illinois State Rep. Jeanne Ives will circulate petitions in pursuit of the required signatures to appear on the March 20 primary ballot while she continues contemplating the decision to run against Bruce Rauner.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday shocked many on both sides of the aisle when he signed into law a measure to expand taxpayer funding of abortions and ensure the procedure remains legal in Illinois. Illinois State Representative Peter Breen joined Dan and Amy with reaction.