While government worker unions have had a stranglehold on the people of Illinois for far too long, the state isn’t without hope. Illinois can follow the lead of other Midwestern states and enact labor reforms.View Report
Recently released data shows retirees outpacing active employees, adding pressure to an already stressed pension fund.
A new report shows how 13th Ward Chicago Alderman Marty Quinn and Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan diverted tens of thousands of dollars in public funds toward political purposes.
The biggest obstacle Illinoisans face in Springfield remains the same: an all-powerful House speaker, and members of both parties who are all too eager to kowtow.
Under the guise of rehabilitating underserved communities, City Hall preps another massive tax transfer to a private company.
The Land of Lincoln received the lowest possible grade in budget forecasting and legacy costs.
Local barber Bob Anderson has endured two attempts at intimidation since being elected to the McHenry Township Board on a platform of consolidation.
Springfield won’t let millions in unpaid utility bills get in the way of nonessential spending.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget proposal includes jacked-up costs for business licenses and stricter noncompliance penalties.
A suspended Cook County Jail corrections officer faces termination following serial abuses of a federal family leave rule.
The measure would limit regulations and costs local governments could impose on wireless providers seeking to locate certain equipment on municipal property.