Republican Lawmakers Want More Input On Gov. JB Pritzker's COVID-19 Reopening Plans“With this plan it could be months or even years before the state would fully reopen as we wait for a treatment or vaccine,” said Rep. Dan Brady.
GOP State Lawmakers Want Details From Gov. JB Pritzker On Inmates Released During PandemicHouse Republicans hosted a video news conference Monday, saying their requests for information have been ignored, including details on how many have been freed and how the Illinois Department of Corrections determines who gets released.
House Republicans Introduce Articles Of Impeachment Against Rod RosensteinA handful of conservative members of Congress officially introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday in a move that had been threatened for weeks.
House Republicans Plan Immigration Vote, Despite Remaining Internal SchismHouse Republicans will push ahead this week with a vote on their own compromise immigration bill that still faces long odds in the chamber despite last-minute delays and a rush to make changes.
Trump Huddles With Republicans As Backlash Over Family Separations IntensifiesWith backlash over his "zero tolerance" immigration policy intensifying, President Trump went to Capitol Hill Tuesday to meet with House Republicans about immigration reform.
Train Carrying Some House Republicans Hits Truck In Virginia; 3 Illinois Reps UnhurtIllinois Congressmen Peter Roskam and Randy Hultgren and several other House Republicans on their way to a retreat in West Virginia were on board a train that hit a garbage truck Wednesday morning in Virginia.
Durbin: Blame House GOP, Not Obama For Immigration Reform DelaySome advocates for comprehensive immigration reform have expressed outrage that President Barack Obama won’t take executive action to impose reforms until after the fall elections, but U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he won’t criticize the president’s decision.
House Democrats 'Significantly' Short Of Votes For Tax HikeIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn tried Monday to persuade House Democrats to extend the state's temporary income tax increase to avoid what he says would be "savage" budget cuts, but emerged from a roughly three-hour meeting with lawmakers still well short of the votes he needs for approval.
Mayor Urges House Republicans To Pass Immigration Reform BillMayor Rahm Emanuel this Independence Day is challenging House Republicans to take up the immigration issue and pass a federal law that sets a clear path to citizenship.
House Republicans Unveil Plan For New Tax Breaks For CollegeThe House Republicans’ plan would create a new tax credit for families who earn less than $150,000 a year and send their kids to accredited Illinois schools, as well as a new tax deduction for using college savings programs.
Jesse White Calls For Rep. Smith To Resign; GOP Wants ProbeIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White is calling on his onetime political protégé, State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago), to resign after his arrest for bribery.
Lipinski Glad GOP Is Backing Off Bill That Would Slash Urban TransitU.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) is celebrating a House Republican decision to back off a bill that could have meant severe cuts to funding for urban mass transit.
Lawmakers Pushing For Rollback Of Corporate Income Tax HikeIllinois House Republicans – and even some House Democrats – want to roll back the state’s corporate income tax increase, but there’s no serious talk of also rolling back the personal income tax hike.