Recently concluded midterm elections brought to the fore the important roles played by "down ballot" elected officers in the state's municipalities. Throughout the state, 2019 will see a spate of elections for local candidates including mayors, council members, aldermen, trustees, treasurers and clerks.
Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) and State Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Peru), along with several other legislators, held a press conference on Nov. 13 at the State Capitol to support the override of Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill involving car sharing.
Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) executive director Richard A. Pearson, in a bulletin recently sent to members, warned state residents that they may soon face what he called the same perils as those faced by gun owners across much of the country.
For too long, the American working class was ignored in politics and public policy. All that changed in 2016. The election served notice that the working class, especially working-class men, felt overlooked, alienated and angry and were desperate enough to try anything—even Donald Trump.
Illinois universities topped a national ranking of prestigious schools whose acceptance rates have declined a collective 37 percent over the past 12 years, according to a new study by BusinessStudent.com.
Unemployment rates increased over-the-year in October in twelve of Illinois's metropolitan areas and decreased in two, according to preliminary data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES)