Debbie Jemison, vice president of communications/marketing at the Illinois Bankers Association (IBA), said proposed legislation involving a privilege tax on investment services would have a negative impact on the state.
Illinois is in deep financial trouble, and state legislators are using some questionable accounting practices to conceal the problem's depth, according to a report published by the Illinois Policy Institute.
Sources have told Prairie State Wire that Bob Winchester has retained counsel to challenge the voting procedures used in his race for Republican State Central Committee in the 15th Congressional District, which the Illinois Republican Party claims was won by Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet).
Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) wasn't afraid to let her feelings show at the April 17 House Judiciary Criminal Committee hearing on HB816, which would amend the Sex Offender Registry statue to allow judges to use their discretion to add the name of a person convicted of sexually motivated battery to a statewide registry.
The Illinois Auditor General's office released the Office of the Treasurer Nonfiscal Officer Responsibilities Compliance Examination for the two years ended June 30, 2017, to the Illinois Senate on Feb. 27, 2018.
Broadcasting retirement system or pension fund hearings in real time and archiving the recorded video on a website for public access is a great idea, but not necessarily feasible to some GOP lawmakers.
HB4237, sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Carroll (D-Northbrook) to alter the Illinois Excellence Fund, would seemingly undermine the $10,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions placed on charitable contributions by the federal government and hamper private scholarship funding donations, according to some GOP lawmakers.
A bill that would require all public elementary and high schools to include “a unit of instruction studying the significant role of African American individuals in society” has been referred to a House Rules Committee.
The Illinois Auditor General's office has released its compliance examination report for the state Office of Management and Budget for the two-year period ending June 30. The report was released March 6.
The Illinois Auditor General's office has released the Office of the Treasurer Nonfiscal Officer Responsibilities Compliance Examination for the two-year period ending June 30. The report was released to the House on Feb. 27.