State Sen. Craig Wilcox
State Sen. Craig Wilcox, R-McHenry, will host a series of Conversations Untapped events in May and June in an effort to “connect with his constituents in the 32th Senate District.”
County and township officials charged with a felony or certain other crimes could be placed on administrative leave while their cases are pending under a bill passed out of the Illinois Senate last week.
A judge last week ruled in favor of Nunda Township Highway Commissioner Mike Lesperance, saying the township Board of Trustees could not change the property tax levy from what Lesperance proposed.
A 2019 law only allows McHenry County voters to vote to dissolve townships. County leaders say the law has too many issues that need to be addressed and the law should not just single out McHenry County
“If you approve this OB closure request, you and Northwestern are absolutely sentencing some future pregnancies in my district to tragic outcomes that do not need to occur,” a McHenry Republican said.
Northwestern Medicine argues consolidating birth services will allow it to better meet the needs of residents, but others worry about the longer distances women may have to travel
“It all could’ve been corrected with a basic understanding and ability to understand running an office and knowing what the statute is and communicating,” the McHenry County auditor said.
McHenry County is the only county in Illinois where voters can vote to dissolve a township. County Board members want state lawmakers to either repeal the law or expand it to all counties.
State Sen. Craig Wilcox, R-McHenry, is hosting an in-person town hall meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at Harvard City Hall.
To help remember veterans and honor their service this Veterans Day, local legislators are encouraging constituents to submit a tribute and photo to be displayed on the annual Veterans Day “Wall of Honor” in the Illinois Capitol.
Hospital officials say moving the services to Huntley better meets the needs of McHenry County residents, but some people aren't so sure. They're worried the extra distance will be a problem in emergencies.
A survey launched by state Sen. Craig Wilcox seeks “greater insight into the opinions and priorities” of the residents living in the McHenry Republican’s district.
Four months after reaching out to the Illinois Department of Employment Security for help collecting unemployment benefits, Lakewood resident Joel Jones is still waiting for help from the agency as he struggles to find a job.
Three state senators will host a town hall later this month at Crystal Lake City Hall to mark the end of the spring legislative session and provide constituents with an update on legislation and the budget.
"It doesn't surprise me at all he would go to McHenry County," said Democratic state Sen. Melinda Bush of Grayslake. "This is about Joe Biden getting out there talking about his vision for what's important and talking to the American people."