Tom Cross http://wkms.org en Top IL Republicans Back Immigrants' Licenses http://wkms.org/post/top-il-republicans-back-immigrants-licenses <p></p><p>Top Illinois Republicans are joining an effort to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. House Minority Leader Tom Cross and Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno are joining former GOP Gov. Jim Edgar today at the state Capitol to announce their support. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:27:02 +0000 The Associated Press & Whitney Jones 25250 at http://wkms.org Top IL Republicans Back Immigrants' Licenses Supreme Court Refuses Illinois Appeal on Legislative Districts http://wkms.org/post/supreme-court-refuses-illinois-appeal-legislative-districts <p>The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t hear an Illinois appeal on new legislative districts, giving no reason for its refusal.&nbsp; The state’s G.O.P lawmakers say they’re disappointed. &nbsp;Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno&nbsp; and House Minority Leader Tom Cross allege the maps were gerrymandered to benefit Democrats and say the redistricting was unconstitutional. Lower courts have so far thrown out their complaints.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:07:55 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 22735 at http://wkms.org Supreme Court Refuses Illinois Appeal on Legislative Districts Pension cuts postponed in Illinois Legislature http://wkms.org/post/pension-cuts-postponed-illinois-legislature <p>The top Republican in the Illinois House says he&rsquo;s shelving legislation to rein in ballooning government pension costs.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:07:16 +0000 Todd Hatton 18197 at http://wkms.org Pension cuts postponed in Illinois Legislature Top House leaders face off over budget, pensions http://wkms.org/post/top-house-leaders-face-over-budget-pensions <p>The top Democrat and top Republican in the Illinois House traded jabs yesterday in a heated confrontation over state budget issues.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 31 May 2012 14:35:08 +0000 Todd Hatton 18180 at http://wkms.org Top House leaders face off over budget, pensions