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  • Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate

    Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate
    Democrats boosted their already strong majorities in the state House and Senate on Tuesday, taking advantage of new legislative boundaries they drew over the protests of frustrated Republicans.
  • On the 'Scholarship' list in Springfield

     
    Where do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that...

    State Sen. Suzi Schmidt won't run for re-election

    State Sen. Suzi Schmidt won't run for re-election
    State Senator Suzi Schmidt, who was in the news recently for 9-1-1 calls involving domestic disputes with her husband, announced today she will not run for re-election. Schmidt, a Republican from Lake Villa, issued this statement: "I am grateful for the...

    Did state senator wield clout in marital tiff?

    Did state senator wield clout in marital tiff?
    Recordings of 911 calls are raising the question of whether state Sen. Suzi Schmidt sought to use her political clout to influence Lake County authorities during several domestic disturbances with her husband. After quarreling with her husband and...

    Our double standard on domestic violence

     
    Suzi Schmidt at one point denied (her husband's) accusations, calling him a liar. But when he told the dispatcher that she bit him, she was heard saying: "You bet I did."....(she) called 911, identified herself as an elected official, asked...