State Rep. Sam Yingling

Final nail in ‘The Velvet Hammer’s’ political coffin? Madigan’s record run as speaker could be nearing an end

Original story published by Rachel Hinton of the Chicago Sun-Times on 11/19/2020. Photo credit to Tim Akimoff of WBEZ. A link to the article may be found HERE   Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan may soon be out of the leadership post he’s held for nearly four decades. After members of his inner circle were…

Red-Light Camera Backlash Gains Bipartisan Momentum in Springfield

Original article written by Vincent Caruso for Illinois Policy Institute on October 15th, 2019. Link to original story may be found HERE Driver headaches and corruption flow from red-light cameras. Two bills with bipartisan support would ban the traffic devices in Illinois. As a red-light camera company becomes a focal point in another federal investigation of Illinois…
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