Diana Rickert and the Liberty Justice Center are willing to carry their share of the weight in the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case deciding if state employees should be required to pay union dues to keep their jobs.
The Republican members of the Illinois congressional delegation recently penned a response to criticisms of the House tax reform bill from Democrat Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin, according to a release.
Illinois is the odd-state-out in the Midwest where other states are experiencing a robust recovery in manufacturing jobs since the Great Recession's end, the head of a Springfield-based manufacturers advocacy group said during a recent interview.
Stephen Moore insists he wouldn’t read too much into Republicans recently losing the race for governor in Virginia, but admits he’s convinced the GOP has to get major legislation passed soon to avoid a complete 2018 midterm wipeout.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear a teacher and other public employee pay case could move the country closer to ending forced labor dues payment, Gov. Bruce Rauner said in a press release recently.
Illinois is one of only four states that saw an increase in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation this year, according to the most recent data from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service.