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  • 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...
  • Hip, hip, harangue!

     
    Three cheers for Downstate lawmaker who shouted truth to power vI live more than 300 miles from Downstate Republican Mike Bost's Illinois House district and differ with him on many issues, but he was truly my representative Tuesday when he...

    'Hands-free' distinction appears to be evidence free as well.

     
    Story: A new proposal to ban the use of cellphones while driving in Illinois passed the (state) House on Friday along with two other traffic safety measures. Sponsored by Rep. John D'Amico, D-Chicago, the bill would prohibit hand-held devices from...

    Illinois Rep. Bost sends more mail at taxpayers' expense than any other Congress member

    WASHINGTON Congress is moving away from its long-time use of taxpayer-financed mail to constituents, but not Rep. Mike Bost. The freshman Republican from Illinois spent almost $113,000 on what is called "franked" mail in the first three months in office,...

    Illinois delegation votes on Pacific trade pacts

    Illinois delegation votes on Pacific trade pacts
    With only a few exceptions, Illinois' House delegation voted along party lines on the two trade measures brought to a vote Friday. Democrats Mike Quigley of Chicago and Bill Foster of Naperville joined most state Republicans in voting "yes" on the...