Monday, October 14, 2019

Local “Right to Work” Zones Now Against the Law in Illinois

State Capitol, April 12, 2019 - Gov Pritzker signs SB-1474, a bill that would prohibit local government from establishing local "Right...

Illinois Becomes First Midwestern State to Make ‘Tobacco 21’ the Law

Chicago — Illinois became the first state in the Midwest to raise the buying age of nicotine products to 21 after Gov. JB...

Is Illinois Last in the Nation in Nursing Home Care?

State Capitol - The claims are that the quality of care in Illinois nursing homes is worse than in most other...

What’s the Downside of Funding a Capital Bill by Doubling the...

Springfield, April 4, 2019 - First it was nearly doubling the state's minimum wage. Now some in the legislature argue we...

Democrats Claim GOP Offers Criticism, But No Financial Fix for Busted...

State Capitol, March 28 - Senate Democrats charged Republicans are acting as mere obstructionists to fixing the state budget, in their...

Illinois Gun Owners to Legislature, “We Won’t Comply” with Your Gun...

State Capitol, March 27, 2019 - The recent murder of innocent individuals at a factory in Aurora, has moved gun control to...

Catholic Bishops Condemn Proposed Abortion Bills

State Capitol, March 28, 2019 - Illinois Bishops from Springfield, Rockford, Joliet, and Archbishop Cupich of Chicago, hold a press conference...

New Evidenced-Based Funding Formula Grossly Under-Funded

State Capitol, March 27, 2019 - According to Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, the new...

GOP Senators Want a Super Majority Needed to Pass New Taxes...

State Capitol, March 26, 2019 - Illinois Republican Senators propose a new constitutional amendment, that would require a 2/3rds majority in the...

Illinois Lawmakers Look to Increase Living Organ Donors Via Legal Protections

State Capitol - Rep Deb Conroy (D) is backing two bills, along with Sen Julie Morrison (D) that would provide protections...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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