Illinois Congressmen Surprised At Speaker Boehner's ResignationMembers of the Illinois congressional delegation said they were as surprised as anyone else when they learned House Speaker John Boehner would be stepping down next month.
Roskam: Tax-Exempt Groups Still At Risk Of Unfair IRS AuditsChairing a hearing of the House Ways and Means oversight subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Wheaton) said a General Accounting Office report has shown the same kind of risks now exist as when Congress found conservative groups and others were unjustly singled out for tax audits.
Congressman Roskam Facing Ethics Probe Over Taiwan TripThe committee announced on its website Friday that it was extending its investigation of Roskam, and that the Office of Congressional Ethics – an independent, non-partisan group – had brought the matter to its attention.
Quigley: It's Time For Congress To Debate Gun ControlWith the Colorodo movie theater shooting massacre still fresh on the minds of the public and elected officials, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was urging lawmakers on Tuesday to have a serious discussion about possible new gun control laws.
Roskam: Obama Administration's Regulations Are Stifling EconomyU.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) said Tuesday that proposed Obama administration rules are stifling the economic recovery. And he wants Congress to have a much bigger say in future rulemaking.