"Jane the Actuary" insists she derives little fulfillment from the act of legislators in the General Assembly recently passing the first full budget ahead of a new financial year of the administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Illinois state government leaders say they will spend a record $38.5 billion and borrow an estimated $11.5 billion over the next year, according to a fiscal year 2019 budget plan approved by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Although there is no evidence of wrongdoing, an Illinois government official’s close ties to two side businesses that could benefit from his day job presents a problem of optics, according to an op-ed piece by the Illinois Policy Institute.
After being accused of sexual harassment by activist Maryann Loncar today -- and a day after he helped pass the Equal Rights Amendment in the state House -- Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) resigned from his leadership role as deputy majority leader.
Illinois House GOP Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and 10 House Republicans voted in favor of a measure that would make female-only bathrooms, prisons, schools and shelters unconstitutional, require women to serve in military combat roles and ban any public accommodation for pregnant women.