Several gun dealers in Central and Southern Illinois are closing their businesses rather than pay what they’re saying is thousands of dollars in costs to comply with a law enacted last month.
The Illinois State Board of Education is asking for $19.3 billion next year to adequately fund public schools, an amount of money equal to more than half the entire existing state budget.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has yet to figure out how much the raises he announced Tuesday will cost taxpayers, though estimates from his predecessor show step increases for about 14,000 state employees could add $200 million to the state’s existing budget, which was $1.2 billion in the red last spring.
Illinois had one of the largest population declines in the nation in 2018, the continuation of a yearslong retreat from the state, according to figures from U.S. Census Bureau released Wednesday.
Incoming Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker recently got candid about pensions and one-party rule with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
A group of African-American and Latino campaign staffers have filed federal discrimination charges against billionaire J.B. Pritzker, Democratic hopeful for Illinois governor.
Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker has repeatedly dodged questions about the basic details of his progressive income tax proposal, but he’s not alone in his refusal to talk specifics.
Real estate experts say J.B. Pritzker, Democrat candidate for Illinois governor, may have some serious legal problems stemming from a leaked report outlining how he allegedly manipulated Cook County’s tax system to lower his property tax bill.
Candidates in races for congressional districts across Illinois and the rest of the nation will likely be talking about federal tax reform, but one thing that’s undeniable is how much money will stay in the pockets of taxpayers.
In a campaign with multiple millionaires and a billionaire running for office, the Illinois State Board of Elections has ruled that a candidate may hand out hundreds of thousands of dollars of their own cash without breaking any elections laws.