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March 20, 2018 Primary Election Results

Please note that we still have incomplete information, due to missing election results information from statewide totals for secretary of state, state comptroller and state treasurer. 2018PrimaryElectionReturns_VoterTurnout_FINAL 2018PrimaryElectionReturns_Draft3  More...

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By Jake Leonard On Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Sexual harassment payouts for legislators by taxpayers could end with bill passage

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — In the wake of sexual harassment scandals sweeping the nation, an Illinois state representative’s bill banning tax dollars from being used to pay out settlements sailed More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, March 10th, 2018

DeKalb HS students question state representative candidates on guns

DeKALB (Heartland Newsfeed) — Students from DeKalb High School had the opportunity to ask questions to candidates running for the Illinois House seat in District 70 during a candidate forum held Tuesday, Mar. More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Sample Ballot, Primary Election: Christian County, IL

TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — Acting Christian County Clerk Michael Gianasi has released the following sample ballot for the March 20, 2018 primary election and are as follows: 2018 mar 20 il christian-DEMOCRATIC More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Sample Ballot, Primary Election: Montgomery County, IL

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Montgomery County Clerk Sandy Leitheiser has released the following sample ballot for the March 20, 2018 primary election and are as follows: 2018primaryspecimenballot  More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Bourne proposes legislation to repeal the estate tax

LITCHFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Agriculture runs deep in our American heritage and has been a key component of our state’s history. Illinois, with over 72,000 farms that cover 27 million acres, is an More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Bourne visits Georgia-Pacific facility in Mt. Olive

State Rep. Avery Bourne (center) is pictured with legislative aide Holly Klausing (left) and Georgia-Pacific representative Jeff Schoepke (right). The group recently toured the G-P facility in Mt. Olive, which produces More...

By Guest Poster On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Illinois teachers saw union dues flow to Chicago groups, politics and Madigan

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois Policy Institute) — Government worker unions can use their members’ dues in any number of ways. The most recent federal filings of one of Illinois’ largest teachers unions More...

By Illinois News Network On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Breen wants to mirror federal K-12 savings benefits in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A state representative says his idea of mirroring Illinois law to the recent federal tax reform to allow for tax free investments for K-12 education will help keep investments More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Commentary: Illinois Family Institute continues campaign of ignorance on pot legalization

Kathy Valente from the Illinois Family Institute has yet again continued the organization’s ignorance campaign on a pending Cook County resolution to legalize marijuana in the county. In a Letter To The Editor More...