Gov. Bruce Rauner traveled to Israel early this week to look for partnership opportunities between Illinois and Israeli universities, earning success right away with a first-time partnership with Tel Aviv University.
House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) wants to ensure he controls Illinois well into the future by enacting a progressive tax in Illinois, according to Austin Berg, the director of content for the Illinois Policy Institute.
It might be home sweet home to some, but to others, Illinois is “home overtaxed home,” the Illinois Opportunity Project contended recently in announcing its support for a Homeowners Defense Association (HDA) intiative.
On the last weekend of Aug.1999, then-Illinois House Republican Leader Lee Daniels held a golf outing and fundraiser dinner at Medinah Country Club that attracted 1,200, raising $680,000 for his members’ campaigns-- $1.01 million in 2017 dollars.
Gearing up for 2018, Gov. Bruce Rauner’s candidate committee, Citizens for Rauner, has released a new TV ad touting the school funding bill signed by the governor that was considered a compromise between Democrats and Republicans.
Non-profit executive Jack Wuest of Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood has made 56 Illinois campaign contributions in 2017. That’s 55 to Democrats and one, for $500 on Sept. 30, to Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs).
Fitch Ratings has issued a "BBB" rating for all $6 billion worth of bonds being sold by lllinois under a plan by Gov. Bruce Rauner to shave off a chunk of the state's estimated $15 billion in vendor debt, according to a press release.
The Illinois Republican Congressional Delegation has pushed back against Gov. Bruce Rauner by voting for legislation that would ban abortions 20 weeks or more after conception across the country, according to a news release.
The Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) are accusing the Illinois State Board of Elections (SBE) of committing a criminal act by not properly prosecuting Auditor General Frank Mautino for campaign spending violations he committed while a state representative.