Many critics of Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan have said he wields too much power over the law-making process in the state.
The 101st General Assembly was sworn in yesterday and an area legislator who faced a tough re-election battle is going back to work.
It was announced over the weekend that funding was being released to the Henry Hill Correctional Center for deferred maintenance projects.
Democrat John Curtis and Republican Norine Hammond are in a battle for the 93rd State Representative seat and while no public polling has been released, Hammond has a big advantage in the money game.
Democrat John Curtis and Republican Norine Hammond participated in a forum last night, sharing their views on why they should be elected State Representative for Illinois’ 93rd District.