One local activist is not convinced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) will rescind former Ecuador President Rafael Correa’s “International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement” that was given to him in 2009.
A federal indictment against State Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) reveals how the "insatiable greed" of lawmakers is now extending beyond the public coffers into union funds, according to the head of leading family values organization the Illinois Family Institute.
State Republican Party leaders are encouraging supporters to turn out en masse for the 2019 Illinois Republican Day Rally at the State Fair on Aug. 15 on the Director’s Lawn at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, where House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) will serve as special guest and keynote speaker.
Over the last 30 days, Illinois’ already overtaxed state-run pension systems have added at least 651 retired government workers that are projected to average $1.3 million in lifetime pension benefits, according to an Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) report.
Madison Dearborn Partners co-founder and Chairman John Canning published an article on Crain’s Chicago Business criticizing Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s dishonesty with his state income tax plan and provided three main solutions for Pritzker to fix Illinois most challenging community problems.
Bartlett business owner and former political rival Seth Lewis is calling for the resignation of Illinois state Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-Villa Park) in the wake of federal corruption charges against the veteran lawmaker.
DuPage County Regional Board of School Trustees President Cathy Hanzelin calls the indictment of Illinois state Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-Villa Park) on Friday morning following numerous embezzlement charges another example of corruption that has plagued the state for too long.