Category Archives: House of Representatives

2014 Illinois Tea Party Tax Day Tea Party Rally in St. Charles

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Tea Party (illinoisteaparty.net) held its sixth annual Chicago Tax Day Tea Party rally, but this year without the “Chicago” part as the group held their rally in the western suburbs. Specifically, the event was … Continue reading

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Racist: Illinois Democrat Calls Bi-Racial Republican a ‘Half’ of a Minority

-By Warner Todd Huston Aurora’s Democrat State Representative, Linda Chapa LaVia, decided to let her racist flag fly on the floor of the House earlier this week when she called a bi-racial Republican a”half” of a minority during a debate … Continue reading

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Illinois Lawmakers Eyeing Statewide High School Sports Takeover

-By Benjamin Yount SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Legislature certainly does not want to administer the state’s high school chess tournament, but lawmakers wouldn’t mind getting a piece of the millions of dollars high school basketball and high school football bring … Continue reading

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Quinn: Make the Tax Increase Permanent or the Disabled and the Dying Get It

-By Dan Proft On Wednesday, Governor Pat Quinn dressed up the demands of a hostage-taker into a state budget address—again. In advance of the permanently temporary personal and corporate income tax increases he imposed on Illinois in 2011, Quinn argued … Continue reading

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NO Tax Hikes, Illinois: Harmon Plan is Still a Major Tax Hike on Illinoisans‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Proposed Rates Would Hike Taxes on Those Earning over $12,000 Reacting to Sen. Don Harmon’s press conference at the Illinois Capitol, Americans for Prosperity Illinois State Director issued the following statement: “Senator Harmon and his fellow … Continue reading

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Crooked Illinois Dems Sneak Ban of Farm Sold Milk into Restroom Access Bill

-By Warner Todd Huston This is the kind of crap that makes all politics seem crooked, conniving, scheming, and corrupt. With only days to go until the end of the legislative session a Democrat has sneaked in an amendment that … Continue reading

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Angry over Losses, Durkin Targets Proft and Independent Expenditures

By Fran Eaton CHICAGO – In a press conference following yesterday’s Republican unity event, Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin made it clear that he didn’t appreciate outside groups funding challengers to House incumbents. Durkin told reporters he was outraged … Continue reading

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The Illinois Primary is Over, Now the Next Fight Begins

-By Warner Todd Huston In the first week of March I was in Washington DC at a party at the Breitbart embassy situated among the brownstone buildings just behind the U.S. Supreme Court building and I was talking to the … Continue reading

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Ill. Rep. Gutiérrez Likely On Verge of Ethics Charges Filed Against Him

-By Warner Todd Huston New reports suggest that Chicago Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D, ILL) is likely expecting to be charged with ethics violations in Washington. USA Today reports that Gutiérrez has already spent some $30,000 in legal fees in preparation … Continue reading

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ASK PETER: We Can Do Better Than Obamacare

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In … Continue reading

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