As the U.S. Supreme Court ponders Springfield resident Mark Janus' lawsuit against the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), attorneys and staff of the Liberty Justice Center are calling the case one of the most important for workers' rights in a generation.
House action on several bills aimed at further restricting firearms in Illinois that were introduced in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, high school shootings on Valentine’s Day is expected this week in Springfield.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to go on the offensive and attack Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), his challenger in the March 20 Republican primary, shows little regard for the truth and insults the intelligence of voters, the founder of an online news outlet said during a recent interview.
Nine public schools in Illinois raised tuition faster than inflation over a three-year period, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of in-state tuition for 2013-14 and 2016-17 at 115 public colleges and universities in 10 Midwest states.
Springfield resident and Illinois state employee Mark Janus' fight with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) over requiring non-union members to pay union fees has the workers' rights issue before the Supreme Court once again.
We sat down with members of the BGA’s Policy Team to go over everything you need to know about the Illinois primary; from how to register, to who is running and what their priorities are. Don’t miss this special episode of Ready Set Gov!
Independence and transparency.
What’s clear from recent allegations about Democratic Party of Illinois Chair and House Speaker Mike Madigan’s political operations is that Illinois politics and government need open processes and policies for handling claims that truly are independent and transparent.