In another world, activist Mecki Kosin could see how more legal gun owners wouldn’t be so bothered by a bill that would require people who want to get a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card to submit fingerprints.
Quincy conservative activist Mecki Kosin sees the proposed 10-percent added tax on assault-weapon sales as just another example of the poor policymaking that now has Illinois mired in such a fiscal mess.
Illinois state Rep. Randy Frese (R-Paloma) has jumped on the Madigan-must-go bandwagon, joining a group of four other GOP lawmakers who are demanding the resignation of House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) amid a wave of FBI probes and harassment cases in which his name keeps appearing.
All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Jeanne Ives is not surprised to hear that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) may be at the heart of a widening public corruption probe centered on Commonwealth Edison's lobbying practices.
The Illinois Republican Party points to the recent raid on the home and offices of longtime state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) as an illustration of just how far the state's Democrats are willing to go to impose their will.
With regard to Planned Parenthood's behemoth abortion facility that was built in secrecy near the southern Illinois-Missouri state line, leaders at the Thomas More Society insist they’ve seen this kind of thing before.
Illinois state Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is convinced that Planned Parenthood’s secret construction of a so-called mega abortion clinic in southern Illinois is a 'disaster' for the pro-life movement as well as state taxpayers.
WFLD Fox 32 Chicago President and General Manager Dennis Welsh did not mince words about the perilous place Illinois’ growing pension crisis has left the state in during a recently aired editorial on the network in which he predicted voters are primed for revolt given anything short of pension reform.
Illinois’ record-setting 2017 income tax hike has done little to slow the state’s rising pension costs, leaving state taxpayers on the hook for nearly $250 billion in unfunded public pension liability.