Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) Executive Director Richard Pearson recently took time to salute members for taking part in the latest Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day (IGOLD), including 91-year-old member Joyce Lindelof.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has a lot more work ahead of him than just getting his much-promoted graduated income tax proposal across the finish line, according to at least one organization that is fearful about the state's future.
Several Republican members of the Illinois House spoke out in opposition of Gov. J.B. Prtizker's graduated income tax hike proposal on Tuesday, affirming the party's collective disapproval of the plan.
While lawmakers and industry experts agree that legislation is needed to drive interest in Illinois manufacturing careers, the impact of the governor’s progressive-tax proposal on the state’s economy stands to threaten whatever forward momentum can be achieved.
Illinois House leaders held a Drug Affordability and Accessibility Committee hearing last week to discuss a package of four pending bills that could change the landscape of prescription drug pricing throughout the state.
Chicago attorney Shorge Sato is not convinced that mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot’s plan to tax large law and accounting firms as a way of generating funds for the cash-strapped city is the best idea.
Flossmoor resident and pro-life activist Kris Cortes is taking Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn to task over his support for the repel of the Parental Notice of Abortion Act that now requires minors to inform a parent or guardian before having an abortion procedure performed.
Even without the increases in the Illinois gas tax now being proposed by state lawmakers, Illinois has the 10th highest state gas taxes in the nation, according to July 2018 numbers from the Washington-based Tax Foundation.
House Reps. Patrick Windhorst (R-Harrisburg) and Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the recent study by WalletHub that determined Illinois to have the highest overall taxes in the country.