Sen. Bill Brady Chosen As Next Illinois Senate Republican LeaderBrady, a Bloomington Republican, has been a state senator since 2002.
Governor: Extending Income Tax Hike Could Help City PensionsMunicipalities statewide have pushed for legislative help for underfunded pensions. Mayors say costs have risen, pension obligations are crowding out spending for other services and raising property taxes may be the answer. Quinn's against raising property taxes.
GOP: Quinn Has Been Too Slow To Purge Medicaid Rolls Of CheatersTop Springfield Republicans are telling Gov. Pat Quinn that he has been too slow purging Medicaid rolls of cheaters.