A slate of conservative candidates running for Illinois public offices will be on hand Thursday during a Republican candidate forum co-hosted by the Northwest Side GOP Club and the Republicans of Maine Township.
“Background checks are not any type of miracle," Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center and author of the novel “More Guns, Less Crime,” said during a recent appearance on the "Chicago's Morning Answer" radio show on WIND.
Tax relief may not on the horizon for some residents in Cook and collar counties under proposed tax legislation because Illinois has some of the highest tax rates in the country, according to the Homeowners Defense Association.
Steve Cortes insists the circumstances of the tragic church shooting in Texas in early November in which 26 people died makes his decision about what side of the ledger he comes down on in the long simmering gun debate even easier.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's sudden announcement earlier this year that she will not seek another term has led to an avalanche of candidates announcing intentions to run, at least on the Democratic side.
A public housing development advertised as LGBTQ friendly is about to break ground in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood, and it is raising some eyebrows among public policy experts who say it favors one class of people over another.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is running for governor, and a recent House vote on legislation that was sold as a freeze on property taxes, but what fiscal experts say was little more than a ruse, is a symptom of the reason why.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently announced that Illinois has deployed approximately 150 Army National Guard soldiers to aid in the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, according to a release from the governor’s office.
A fast-moving bill to freeze property taxes in Cook and adjacent counties for two years isn’t nearly as bad as it sounds for tax-hungry local governments nor as good as it sounds for tax-weary homeowners, fiscal analysts say.