Paul Jacobs, the Pomona Republican who is running against Bryant in the GOP primary in the 115th District, said he can see the handwriting on the wall in terms of how legislators plan to deal all the abuses in the taxpayer funded Medicaid system by again raising taxes.
Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) showed grave concern at the recent joint Illinois House-Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing regarding the Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.
Dr. Paul Jacobs, who is running against incumbent Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) in the March primary, has made his campaign official, formally filing petitions to run, according to a press release from the candidate.
Despite dismal student performance on annual exams covering math and reading, high school graduation rates remain high across the region, according to a SW Illinois News analysis of 2016 data from the Illinois State Board of Education.
During an almost five-hour-long House Appropriations-Public Safety Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) discussed discipline and dollars regarding both the Department of Corrections (DOC) and Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).