But is focusing on the #MeToo movement a strong move for the GOP? Some Democrats say bring it on.
Is Madigan ready for a full investigation of his own operation? Or is he just going through the motions for political cover?
Cassidy said she resigned, but believes what happened is a clear form of “retaliation.”
Elisabeth Pennix, the general counsel for the state’s Veterans’ Affairs department, will serve as the interim director of the beleaguered agency.
Gov. Rauner said the motivation for the new bill is “political grandstanding, grabbing for headlines rather than trying to get real improvement.”
Schneider will serve as chairman while Shaw will serve as co-chairman and lead conservative and grassroots outreach.
“The governor basically hijacked my bill, and as far as I’m concerned I don’t feel the process was fair,” the Northbrook Democrat said.
Quinn called the inclusion of the death penalty in Rauner’s amendatory veto of a gun control bill “politically motivated.”
Then-Gov. George Ryan ended executions in Illinois in 2003 over concerns of wrongful convictions of Death Row inmates.
Protesters were vastly outnumbered by Trump fans, with businesses and schools welcoming Trump — here to drum up support for Republican Mike Braun.
The civic watchdog’s report says the group “cannot support” Rauner’s recommended budget because it is “only precariously balanced.”
Colorado’s gross revenues from recreational and medical marijuana sales in fiscal 2017 totaled only 2 percent of total general fund revenues.
“I personally believe this is maybe one of the most important days in the history of public health for the state of Illinois,” Rauner said.
Despite the political pressure, Republican comptroller candidate Darlene Senger — Rauner’s policy chief — isn’t backing down.
Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called the Rauner’s administration’s plans to raze the Quincy veterans home “not new or revolutionary.”