Taxpayer contributions to Illinois’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 81.2 percent of the total, the seventh highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Illinois state Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is convinced that Planned Parenthood’s secret construction of a so-called mega abortion clinic in southern Illinois is a 'disaster' for the pro-life movement as well as state taxpayers.
With Illinois' newly formed property tax task force scheduled to make recommendations aimed at reining in the state’s outrageous property tax rates before the Thanksgiving holiday, Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) hopes that at least part of the group's solution lies in cutting the Prairie State’s massive number of government units.
The Land of Lincoln is suffering a number of financial woes, fueled in large part by unfunded pension liabilities, but neither Illinois nor any other state should expect a bailout from Uncle Sam, according to a resolution introduced into the senate last summer.
The Decatur metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Illinois, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.
Within three days after FBI and IRS agents raided the home and offices of Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) , agents made early morning raids on three southwest villages in Sandoval’s district.
Congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) argues that U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) so hastily throwing his support behind an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump tells you everything you need to know about her potential opponent's style of politics.