"Congresswoman Duckworth's mounting legal troubles are costing Illinois taxpayers a lot of money," said Nick Klitzing, Executive Director of the Illinois Republican Party. "Rep. Duckworth should fund her own legal defense in this trial and spare the cash-strapped residents of Illinois from defending her in this case."
The Illinois Republican Party has chosen Peoria as the host city for the 2016 Republican State Convention. The convention will be held at the Peoria Civic Center and Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette on May 20-22, 2016. The Peoria County Republican Central Committee will be the local host organization for the event.