Illinois Citizens for Ethics (ICE-PAC) Director Mary-Louise Hengesbaugh is among the growing number of people speaking out against the way Springfield lawmakers have sought to ram through Senate Bill 25.
Insisting that “values matter,” Walter Payton College Prep Principal Tim Devine has ordered the school’s yearbook to be reprinted after the original edition featured six photos of students flashing the upside-down “OK” sign, a gesture that has gained notoriety in recent months for its ambiguous meanings.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s success in pushing his progressive income tax proposal to the brink of becoming law is being celebrated as a “big win” for the new governor, but the online government watchdog organization Wirepoints sees it differently.
Illinois voters who cast ballots in the 2020 General Election but elect not to fill whether the state should have a graduated income tax could be just as critical to passage - or not - of the controversial measure, according to information on a data driven website.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the approval of more than $193,000 in grants for two pheasant habitat projects through the Illinois State Pheasant Fund Special Wildlife Funds Grant Program.
Even before Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s long sought-after graduated income-tax system passed the House to move one step closer to replacing the state’s flat income tax, Democratic state Rep. Yehiel Kalish (Chicago) held the position that the rates being proposed for a new tax are too low.