Gov. J.B. Pritzker appears to be making good on his vow to make Illinois "the most progressive state" for abortion with legislation aimed at bringing New York-style abortion laws to Illinois, a pro-life advocate said during a recent interview.
Legislation in the Illinois House to impose a 1 percent assessment on health insurance claims probably will not pass, and it should not, an Illinois Chamber of Commerce official said during a recent interview.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his Democratic party allies in the General Assembly are making good on a vow to make Illinois "the most progressive state" for abortion with legislation to remove all vestiges of regulation, a pro-life advocate said during a recent interview.
Years of unbalanced budgets, unpaid bills, pension shortfalls and a collapse in manufacturing jobs are among 20 "facts" that Democrat Gov. J.B. Pritzker doesn't want "ordinary Illinoisans" to know, an online news service said earlier this week.
Less than a year after an alleged attempt by now former Gov. Bruce Rauner to purge him from the Illinois GOP's central committee, a committeeman earlier this week called upon the party's chairman to resign.
Legislation to impose a 1 percent assessment on health insurance claims would increase insurance industry costs that will be passed onto customers, Midwest-based manufacturers service provider Technology & Manufacturing Association said in a recent statement.
Raising Illinois' minimum wage to $15 per hour is "poor policy" that will end up "hurting those it is intended to benefit," but businesses need to prepare, a vice president for a comprehensive resource service provider for Midwest manufacturers said.
After years of trying -- and failing -- to replace Illinois’ flat income tax with a progressive income tax, a constitutional amendment in the state Senate is marking yet another attempt, said the founder of a Chicago-based conservative think tank in a recent newsletter.
The Illinois Republican Party this week officially added its voice to those already warning that Gov. J.B. Pritzker's minimum wage bill, passed yesterday in the Senate, will be a disaster for the state