Crain’s Chicago Business reports that House Speaker Mike Madigan’s (D-Chicago) 13th Ward is poised to receive a $10 million facelift, courtesy of a secret stash hidden inside Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s $45 billion capital spending program.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
Despite the wasted efforts of a governor-appointed task force created to address the state's runaway property taxes, Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Harrisburg) remains determined to find a solution.
Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Harrisburg) is among a growing list of legal gun-ownership supporters demanding fairer treatment in Illinois after reports that millions in funds went missing from a program meant for the state police to help facilitate gun registrations.
The first meeting of the newly created Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform is scheduled for Monday at the Bilandic Building in Chicago, and Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) can hardly wait to get to work.
Illinois state Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) recently voiced her support for Southern Illinois University at Carbondale officials' plans to eliminate standardized test scores from the school's admissions requirements.
Freshmen Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Shelbyville) is applauding Southern Illinois University at Carbondale’s decision to do away with ACT and SAT scores as part of the student-admissions process.
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.
As a member of the House’s Economic Opportunity & Equity committee, Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) is always thinking of ways to improve the landscape for small business owners.