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Area schools would get $15.5 million more with Rauner schools plan

Forty-eight area school districts would receive an extra $15.5 million this year if the Illinois House accepts Gov. Bruce Rauner's version of a school funding bill, according to an analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education.

Metro-East area taxpayers would pay an extra $117M if Democrats’ tax hike becomes law

Metro-East area taxpayers would see a total of $117 million in state income tax increases if a tax hike measure passed by the Democrat-controlled Illinois State Senate becomes law.

Metro East schools to get total of $14.4M less per year under state school funding proposal; Rauner vows to veto bill

Metro East area schools would be net losers of state funding under a bill that passed the Illinois State Senate Wednesday.

Illinois voter data analysis finds voters registered two, three, even four times

A recent analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS) found almost 50,000 duplicate voter registration records, representing Illinois residents who are registered multiple times.