Author Archives: Steve Reick

Silence is Corruption – Time for Dems to Break Their Silence on Speaker Madigan

Once again the smell of corruption is wafting through the Illinois House of Representatives. This time the smell is coming from the office of the Speaker, who’s been subpoenaed as part of a bribery investigation involving Com Ed. While he … Continue reading

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Governor Pritzker Follows the Science Only Up to the Point Where It Interferes With Politics

On June 6th, Governor Pritzker and Attorney General Kwame Raoul attended a South Suburban Day of Action event in Calumet City. Yesterday A.G. Raoul announced that he’s tested positive for COVID-19. The Attorney General’s office said he had been in … Continue reading

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How Soon We Recover Depends Upon Us

As we move into Phase 3 of the “Restore Illinois” plan tomorrow, there are a few things that need to be said. . None of us are happy about the pace at which life is returning to “normal”. We all … Continue reading

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Illinois is Burning, Governor. Stop Fiddling Around.

What a week. . And, as is often the case, the big news of the week came on Friday afternoon, when the Illinois Department of Public Health issued an emergency rule which, in effect, turned small business owners who are … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the People of the 63rd District

. This week’s announcement by the Governor that McHenry County will be included in the Northeast Region as part of his “Restore Illinois” program to reopen the Illinois economy has resulted in a variety of responses from throughout the 63rd … Continue reading

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