Making good on his promise to make Illinois the most progressive state in the nation for women's reproductive rights, Governor JB Pritzker signed the Reproductive Health Act on Wednesday, enshrining a woman's right to choose into law.
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.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider finds it difficult to seriously consider Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax-hike proposal, given the source of the plan's own history of personal finance.
Surrounded by health care providers and HIV prevention advocates at the Winnebago County Health Department, Governor JB Pritzker took executive action strengthening the state's commitment to ending the HIV epidemic that has affected nearly 40,000 Illinois residents.
According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau data, at least 1.5 million residents have fled Illinois since the start of the new millennium, and Wirepoints website places the bulk of the blame squarely on the state’s “lethal combination of rising property taxes and stagnant incomes.”