Of the 12,821,497 citizens living in Illinois in 2018, 97.5 percent said they were only one race while 2.5 percent said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained in February.
Of the 12,854,526 citizens living in Illinois in 2017, 97.6 percent said they were only one race while 2.4 percent said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained in August.
The $42 billion budget outlined by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has drawn a crowd of critics since it was announced Feb. 19, including Wirepoints, an organization that researches the Illinois economy and government and offers commentary to inform the citizens of the state.
The Illinois State Rifle Association has been watching gun-related legislation make its way through Springfield, and executive director Richard A. Pearson is warning members about three bills in particular.
Instead of working with the Republicans in the Senate, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) says that Democrats are instead working behind closed doors and demanding cash handouts to the airlines, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), who, he says is demanding cash for Illinois and Chicago, both of which have serious financial issues they are dealing with.
The Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) has tentatively rescheduled its annual Illinois Gold Owner Lobby Day (I-GOLD) in the wake of lawmakers placing limits on large gatherings at the State Capitol due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
For over a year scientists have been refuting the Chicago Tribune’s reporting that emissions of ethylene oxide (EtO), from a medical equipment plant in Willowbrook, Sterigenics, presented a danger to the public.
The Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) are urging Illinoisans to pay close attention to government directives and other actions taken in response to the proclaimed state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago, IL (March 19, 2020) – The Illinois Business Alliance is calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly to remove the graduated income tax amendment from the 2020 General Election ballot.
Gov. JB Pritzker has signed an emergency declaration, effective through April 12, enabling haulers to get free Illinois Department of Transportation overweight trucking permits for the movement of emergency relief supplies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a result of public and state agency closures due to COVID-19, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the application deadline for the Public Museum Capital Grants Program would be extended until May 29, 2020 at 5 p.m.