Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the introduction of a bill that would legalize marijuana in Illinois for adults 21 and older, but plenty of critics believe it would be a dangerously wrong turn for the state.
The most recent amendment proposed for Illinois' sports betting bill would push out online and mobile sports wagering companies, but one managing director at a California gaming industry research firm says that should come as no surprise, considering where the idea came from.
A tax package passed by the Illinois state Senate last week to push Gov. J.B. Pritzker's revenue-raising agenda includes a property-tax freeze and other "gimmicks" that are not what they seem, the founder of an online news outlet said during a recent interview.
Under a new policy, the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) has been rejecting income tax credits it verified and accepted in the past, a top certified public accountant (CPA) says. As a result, thousands could overpay on their income taxes.
Even before William Fleischli was aware of the results of a new national study that points to the potential pitfalls of the state’s minimum wage hike, the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association executive vice president had his concerns about the legislation.
Illinois Hotel & Lodging President Michael Jacobsen fears the effects of the recently passed minimum wage increase will have swift and lasting consequences across Illinois and the hospitality industry.
Illinois lawmakers used a 2020 fiscal budget hearing to try to get some answers from the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) about last month's tragic death of 5-year-old AJ Freund, whose parents have been charged with the boy's murder.
An article posted on the government watchdog website Wirepoints said that Illinoisans should not have been too shocked to learn about Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s alleged ploy of removing toilets from his Gold Coast mansion to avoid a higher property tax bill.
Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) spoke in opposition of a bill that would allow prisoners ages 50 years and older who have already completed 30 years in prison to enter a program similar to work release.
A high-ranking official with the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) said that the training and fitness standards for correctional officer trainees have plummeted so far under IDOC Director John Baldwin that he fears for the safety of the guards and inmates in the state’s 35 prisons.