Illinois might be feeling the sting of this summer's 32 percent hike in personal income taxes, but you'd never know it if you talked with the Illinois Gaming Board, according to figures published recently by the State Journal-Register.
Gov. Bruce Rauner sees some cracks in the Democratic wall but worries that time is running out on a true breakthrough, according to an op-ed article he wrote for the State Journal-Register that was published on May 15.
Rather than trying to build back the crumbling Illinois economy, a proposed tax would add a new disincentive for anyone considering moving to the state and make it more likely that those already here would get out as soon as possible, the Illinois Policy Institute argued on its website recently.
The Illinois State Board of Elections slapped a $5,000 fine on Auditor General Frank Mautino's campaign committee on Monday for failing to comply with board order to update financial disclosure reports filed in 2014 and 2015.
'The State Journal-Register' Editorial Board recently questioned Attorney General Lisa Madigan's timing in asking the St. Clair Circuit Court to terminate the injunction that ensures state employees' paychecks.
Several Illinois legislators have responded to the House’s latest capitulation to longtime Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago), decrying the body’s utter lack of independence or apparent motivation to value representation of home jurisdictions over the speaker’s sway.