Monday, March 20, 2017
Revised figure shows 18,700 more jobs in December 2016 than previously thought

The revised number, from the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), indicates that Illinois’ private-sector economy may be in better shape than has been publicly reported. Preliminary figures previously reported…

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Law enforcement survey shows threats from heroin, prescription drugs, and methamphetamine

A statewide survey on drug threats was commenced in April 2016 by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (CJIA). CJIA asked a sample of police chiefs and county sheriffs to…

Friday, March 17, 2017
Illinois House Education Task Force holds first meeting

The 26-member bipartisan Task Force has been asked to develop proposals that can be offered to the General Assembly as legislative language to implement the recommendations of the Illinois School…

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Skillicorn Bill Seeks to End Property Tax Increase Loophole

State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is sponsoring legislation in the House of Representatives to end the use of a loophole that allows school districts to levy taxes beyond the…

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Translate the Illinois General Assembly website into various languages

In an effort to make state government and the legislative process more accessible to Illinois residents, State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is providing a link to translate the Illinois…

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Skillicorn Sponsors Series of Cost Cutting Bills

State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is sponsoring a series of bills in the Illinois House of Representatives to cut costs and save taxpayer dollars. House Bill 3790 rejects the…

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Skillicorn: If I Can Cut 10%, So Can Illinois Government

In his response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget address, State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) made light of how normal people make cuts in daily life that Illinois government needs…

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Skillicorn Bill Aims to Counter Legislation Endorsing Sanctuary Cities in Illinois

State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) has filed legislation to ensure that local governments in Illinois, including Chicago, cannot prevent law enforcement from following federal immigration law. Skillicorn’s bill, House…

Thursday, February 2, 2017
From the Northwest Herald: State Rep. Allen Skillicorn filing bill to carry proposed balanced budget

From the Northwest Herald: A local state representative will make an effort to carry a state budget plan developed by a conservative free-market group. Rep. Allen Skillicorn, R-East Dundee, will…

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Skillicorn Says Illinois Needs Bold Reform