Legal pressure is ramping up on government unions to abide by a nearly year-old U.S. Supreme Court decision, Janus v. AFSCME, making it unconstitutional for them to deduct dues from the paychecks of non-union employees.
Former GOP Chairman Pat Brady delivered yet another sucker punch to his own party by donating to far-left Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, former State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) told Prairie State Wire.
Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) spoke in opposition of a bill that would allow prisoners ages 50 years and older who have already completed 30 years in prison to enter a program similar to work release.
The Department of Children and Family Services would like to provide a clear timeline of its involvement with the family of Andrew "A.J." Freund, whose body was recovered by law enforcement on April 24, 2019.
On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Illinois ranks 51st in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
A high-ranking official with the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) said that the training and fitness standards for correctional officer trainees have plummeted so far under IDOC Director John Baldwin that he fears for the safety of the guards and inmates in the state’s 35 prisons.
In the wake of reports that Gov. J.B. Pritzker and at least two members of his family are under federal review for steps they took to assure themselves a property tax break, Ideas Illinois chairman Greg Baise said he does not see how the Democratic governor can continue his efforts to implement a tax hike.
Schneider's Quality Meats., a Waterloo IL., establishment, (Monroe County) is recalling an undetermined amount of various cooked meat products produced exclusively for retail use due to sodium nitrite levels in excess of the regulatory limit, the Illinois Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Meat and Poultry Inspection (BMPI) announced.