Illinois lawmakers will get to work this week on a bill they say would add more transparency to state campaign finance laws that apply to Political Action Committees--and perhaps to clean up some of its convoluted language.
The House Elections and Campaign Finance Reform Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 16, to try to move SB3722 along in the lower chamber.
It has already cleared the Senate and has seen one reading in the House.
Lawmakers in Springfield have their hands full this week as they wrap up the spring session. Designing a new budget, crafting pension and Medicaid reform and a compromise on gambling legislation are all topics that have seized headl... Read Post
Here's a preview of what's on the political agenda this week: The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield on April 17. The Chicago Reporter will be watching out for a few things: The Senate's Criminal Law Committee, slated ... Read Post
A state bill, once ostensibly aimed at adding more transparency to campaign finance rules and political action committees, now has language in it that could allow limitless amounts of money to be pumped into statewide and local elec... Read Post