Legal pressure is ramping up on government unions to abide by a nearly year-old U.S. Supreme Court decision, Janus v. AFSCME, making it unconstitutional for them to deduct dues from the paychecks of non-union employees.
An article posted on the government watchdog website Wirepoints said that Illinoisans should not have been too shocked to learn about Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s alleged ploy of removing toilets from his Gold Coast mansion to avoid a higher property tax bill.
Illinois lawmakers used a 2020 fiscal budget hearing to try to get some answers from the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) about last month's tragic death of 5-year-old AJ Freund, whose parents have been charged with the boy's murder.
Illinois Hotel & Lodging President Michael Jacobsen fears the effects of the recently passed minimum wage increase will have swift and lasting consequences across Illinois and the hospitality industry.
Even before William Fleischli was aware of the results of a new national study that points to the potential pitfalls of the state’s minimum wage hike, the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association executive vice president had his concerns about the legislation.
Under a new policy, the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) has been rejecting income tax credits it verified and accepted in the past, a top certified public accountant (CPA) says. As a result, thousands could overpay on their income taxes.