The only thing occupational licenses do is give some businesses a license to try to prevent other businesses from existing, Dick Carpenter, the director for strategic research at the Institute for Justice, said on a Chicago radio program recently.
Hairdressers in Illinois have had an extra responsibility for almost a year since Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a measure that requires them to learn to spot the signs of someone suffering from sexual or domestic abuse.
Illinois commuters might not practice what they preach in terms of transportation, but they remain supportive of public transportation, according to the results of an annual Illinois Department of Transportation survey released recently.
A plan to redesign Illinois’ Community Care Program has sparked controversy, with Gov. Bruce Rauner arguing that it is necessary to curtail the costs of a growing elderly populations and detractors arguing that it could cost the state more in the long run.
Charles Thomas, former political reporter for ABC 7 in Chicago is now the founder of a new website called the Chicago Drum which he hope will change the narrative regarding the black community in Illinois.
Lawmakers need to be more sensitive to religious freedom and core Christian beliefs, a spokeswoman for the group that organized "Rock the Rotunda for Religious Freedom" in the Illinois Capitol rotunda on June 28 told the Sangamon Sun.