Patrick Windhorst, Massac County state's attorney and Republican candidate for the Illinois House 118th District, is spearheading a petition against a proposed progressive income tax while taking aim at opponent Rep. Brandon Phelps (D-Harrisburg) and other lawmakers for supporting it.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is publicly preaching party unity on the campaign trail. But behind the scenes, Rauner is quietly leading an effort to purge conservatives from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee, which governs the party and has elections this month.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman and Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider (R-Bartlett) is president of an Elgin car wash that owes $21,448 in overdue property taxes from 2016, according to the Cook County Treasurer.
Massac County State’s Attorney Patrick Windhorst came out on top in a three-way battle in the GOP primary in the 118th House District and will go up against Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie (D-Elizabethtown) in the November election.
Carbondale ESD 95 in Carbondale receives $679 per student from the state to fund pensions for public school teachers and administrators – the most in the Carbondale area, according to a Wirepoints analysis of Teacher Retirement System data.
Earlville CUSD 9 in LaSalle County receives just $230 per student from the state to fund pensions for teachers and administrators, the lowest of all other districts, according to a Wirepoints analysis of Teacher Retirement System data.
Rondout SD 72 in Lake County receives $1,579 per student from the state to fund pensions for teachers and administrators, leading all other districts, according to a Wirepoints analysis of Teacher Retirement System data.