Former Congressional Staffer Replaces Brauer In Illinois HouseTim Butler of Springfield took the oath of office in a ceremony Tuesday morning at the Illinois Capitol in Springfield. He's filling the seat left vacant after former Republican state Rep. Rich Brauer of Petersburg accepted a job with GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration.
Robin Kelly Sworn In As Jackson Jr.'s Successor In CongressKelly, in remarks made after House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, administered the oath of office, stressed her commitment to combating gun violence, passing immigration reform, creating jobs and improving the health care system.
New Lawmaker Sworn In To Replace Derrick SmithThe Illinois House has a new member.
It's Official: McCarthy Sworn In As Police SuperintendentAlthough he has served the last several weeks as Chicago's top cop, Garry McCarthy took the formal oath Friday as former superintendents looked on.