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Like It or Not: How Facebook Reshaped Political Campaigns in Illinois

Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article. Via – WVIK “Facebook is facing tough questions in the wake of the 2016 presidential election. Did Russians use social media to sway the election? Why is there so much fake…

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Sorting Out AG Hopefuls

Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article. Via – WTAX “President Trump could be casting a shadow over the Illinois attorney general’s race. “I think, based on some of the comments we have heard from the candidates, there…

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Sex-Harassment Bill Puts Illinois Leaders on the Defensive

Board Chair Susan Garrett was mentioned in this article. “House Speaker Michael Madigan’s legislation requiring sexual-harassment awareness training for virtually everyone working in the Capitol appeared proactive, an effort to get out in front of a roiling national issue that…

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Expensive Illinois Governor Race Spills Down The Ballot | State-and-Regional

Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article. Via- Poltical News “By now, it’s already evident the 2018 race for Illinois governor is a contest like no other. The amount of money raised so far has already blown past…

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Editorial: Illinois Legislators Need Sexual Harassment Training

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – Daily Herald “Rumors have abounded for years that the atmosphere around the state Capitol in Springfield is one of, shall we say, excess. From that standpoint, it was not all that surprising…

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Sex-Harassment Bill Puts Illinois Leaders on the Defensive

Board Chair Hon. Susan Garrett was mentioned in this article. Via – Herald & Review “House Speaker Michael Madigan’s legislation requiring sexual-harassment awareness training for virtually everyone working in the Capitol appeared proactive, an effort to get out in front…

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Big Money Ripple Effect: Expensive Illinois Governor Race Spills Down the Ballot

Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article. Via – The Southern Illinoisan “By now, it’s already evident the 2018 race for Illinois governor is a contest like no other. The amount of money raised so far has already…

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Harassment Complaints Ignored in Springfield

Policy Director Colin Williams was quoted in this article. Via – WGN “This week a lobbyist told Springfield lawmakers she filed a sexual harassment complaint against a state senator. But there was no investigation nor follow up.  That troubled State…

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IL Gov. Candidates Give Millions to Their Own Campaigns

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – KWQC TV6 “It’s hard to believe that the Illinois Gubernatorial Election is over a year away. Ads for candidates on both sides of the aisle have been airing for months. All of…

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McConnaughay Walks Back Part of Allegation, But She Isn’t Wrong That It’s a Mess

ICPR’s sexual harassment write up was used in this article. Via – Capitol Fax “Late yesterday afternoon, Sen. Karen McConnaughay made a bold claim and then walked part of it back to the Sun-Times… McConnaughay, a member of the Legislative Ethics…

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