The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced the approval of more than $737,500 in grants for 11 wildlife habitat projects through the Illinois Habitat Fund Special Wildlife Funds Grant Program.
Support is building from both sides of the aisle among lawmakers in Springfield for a ban on red-light cameras in Illinois amid charges that the devices are being used primarily to generate revenues for cash-strapped municipalities.
The Illinois House of Representatives' Energy and Environment Committee recently heard testimony regarding the regulation of ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions and this year's earlier closing of the Sterigenics medical-device sterilization plant in Willowbrook.
Taxpayers United of America President Jim Tobin recently told a press conference that there is no way Illinois will be able to cover the state's massive pension liability without drastically changing strategies right away.
Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) reports that consolidating investments of more than 640 of 667 state public pension funds may affect less than 6 percent of the state’s almost $200 billion in pension debt.
The Illinois Republican Party points to the recent raid on the home and offices of longtime state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) as an illustration of just how far the state's Democrats are willing to go to impose their will.
With regard to Planned Parenthood's behemoth abortion facility that was built in secrecy near the southern Illinois-Missouri state line, leaders at the Thomas More Society insist they’ve seen this kind of thing before.
Illinois’ leading government watchdog is predicting a showdown tonight during a legislative hearing in Coles County over a move by the county to increase its borrowing power by artificially inflating property values.
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.
Taking another step to build an Illinois where both businesses and working families can thrive, Governor JB Pritzker joined legislators, business leaders, labor leaders, trade groups and existing data center businesses to promote Illinois' new tax incentive for data center construction.
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.