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Illinois State Representative

Corruption, And What to Do About It

Will Guzzardi | Posted 04.04.2012 | Chicago
Will Guzzardi

Too many of us, when we think about politics here in Illinois, roll our eyes and throw up our hands. We need to fundamentally change the way business is conducted. The way I see it, there are three important ways to do this.

Illinois Rep. Mark Beaubien Dies Suddenly

Barrington, IL Patch | Morgan Delack | Email the Author | June 5, 2011 | Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Rep. Mark Beaubien, Jr. of the 52nd District died suddenly of a heart attack June 5 at Arlington Park race track, according to the Chicago Tr...

Lesbian Activist Appointed To Illinois Legislature

Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago

By Tracy Baim, courtesy of the Windy City Times Long-time lesbian activist Kelly Cassidy has been appointed to fill Illinois' 14th District state rep...

Gun Pointed At State Representative In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois State Representative Edward Acevedo had a gun pointed at him Friday night on Chicago's Lower West Side, but the gunman took off when he reali...