Rep. Brauer Leaves Illinois House To Join IDOTA central Illinois lawmaker has resigned from the General Assembly to take a job in Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration. Republican state Rep. Rich Brauer of Petersburg will join the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Dillard Steps Down From Illinois Senate To Chair RTARepublican state Sen. Kirk Dillard, who made two attempts at Illinois governor, officially resigned from the Legislature after more than two decades in office to become chairman of the Chicago-area's Regional Transportation Authority, Senate Republican officials announced Monday.
Quinn's Nominee To CTA Board Steps Down Amid ControversyA south suburban political powerbroker who was appointed to the CTA board by Gov. Pat Quinn earlier this year has withdrawn his nomination, amid a controversy that had become the focus of the Democratic primary race for governor.
Pat Brady Resigns As Illinois Republican Party ChairA replacement for Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady has to resolve inner-party squabbles at a time when the GOP is having identity issues and Democrats dominate them at the State Capitol and in the congressional delegation.
Robbins Police Chief, Mayor Stepping DownThe south suburban police chief who authorities say exclaimed, “Oh wow,” when he was asked to take a sobriety test shortly before his drunken-driving arrest last month has stepped down.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns From CongressCongressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has resigned from Congress, citing health reasons and an intensifying federal investigation into the use of his campaign funds.
Sauk Village Mayor ResignsThe mayor of Sauk Village has abruptly resigned, and tonight trustees are expected to appoint an acting mayor.
Tressel Resigns As Buckeyes Head CoachOhio State head football coach Jim Tressel has resigned amid NCAA violations and mounting revelations that sullied the image of one of the nation's top football programs.
Grayslake Wrestling Coaches Abruptly ResignMystery surrounds the abrupt resignations of three wrestling coaches at Grayslake North. The school district declines to comment.
St. Charles Alderman Who Exposed Himself ResignsThe St. Charles alderman who pleaded guilty to exposing himself while driving has resigned.