Republican Chairman of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Sean Morrison is sounding the alarm about the progressive income-tax system that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has been pushing to replace the state's current flat income-tax rate.
The Cook County Board of Commissioners has imposed a 3-percent tax on recreational marijuana, meaning those who purchase the drug in Chicago will be forced to pay a cumulative 6-percent sales tax along with the state rate of up to 30 percent.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
With a new Pew Charitable Trusts survey ranking Illinois next to last in the U.S. in personal-income growth since the Great Recession, House candidate Laura Hois (R-Downers Grove) is more determined than ever to punch her ticket to Springfield.
Village of Orland Park trustee Jim Dodge laments at how far the level of decay in Springfield has progressed under the powerful grip of Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago), who is embroiled in yet another scandal surrounding one of his close associates.
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon spent at least part of his segment as Steve Cortes’ first official guest on his new AM 560 Radio show reminding the host that he may have actually missed his first calling.
Orland Park village trustee Jim Dodge is demanding answers from top Governors State University officials after a recent executive inspector general report concluded that the school continued to pay full salaries to at least 33 former employees long after they had been dismissed.
If not in body, congressional candidate Theresa Raborn (R-Country Club Hills) will certainly be there in spirit when Will County GOP members gather outside the Matteson offices of Democratic leaders to protest the impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump.
All eyes will be on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker at the start of the new session to see if the Democratic leader has any intention of making good on his pledge to bring fair electoral mapmaking to the state.
Newly appointed Illinois state Sen. Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) has been officially installed in the 40th District, where he will serve out the remaining 14 months of departing incumbent lawmaker Toi Hutchinson's (D-Olympia Fields) term.
Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) has been installed as the new state senator in the 40th District, setting him up to serve out the remaining 14 months of departing incumbent lawmaker Toi Hutchinson's (D-Olympia Fields) term.