Illinois Secretary of State News

House Republican Leader Durkin criticized over 'horrible conflict of interest'

By W.J. Kennedy | Oct 3, 2017

Since assuming control of the Illinois House Republican Caucus four years ago, the law firm of State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) has helped Illinois municipal governments and state agencies amass more than a quarter of a billion dollars in public debt, according to an analysis by Prairie State Wire.

SSM sued by nearby clinic for alleged copyright infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 17, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — A walk-in healthcare clinic is suing SSM Healthcare (owning and operating Good Samaritan Hospital) and SSM Health Express Clinic for alleged trademark infringement resulting in unfair competition.

Elimination of license plate renewal reminders costs residents $9.5 million in late fees

By Dawn Geske | Aug 19, 2016

Courtesy of lawmakers' stopgap budget deal reached June 30, Illinois residents will again begin to receive license plate renewal notices following a period of no reminders and plenty of late fees.

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