Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reportedly gunning for a transportation bill that could come with an increase in the gas tax.
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Pritzker’s money could offer Madigan’s House members cover should they dare to go against the speaker.
Jobs growth in Illinois has gone from middle of the pack to back of the line.
A referendum asking voters whether to dissolve Godfrey Township will appear on ballots Nov. 6.
Alton voters will face two referendums that could eliminate government layers at both the township and county levels.
Voters residing in the Collinsville area will consider Nov. 6 whether the Collinsville Area Recreation District should be dissolved.
BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Board District 12 candidate Kevin Wallace called a recent increase in the county's property tax levy of 4.99 percent, just below a 5 percent threshold that would have required a public hearing and notice to voters, “deceitful.”
Scraping through a few hundred municipal codes in Illinois didn’t turn up any trick-or-treat ordinances allowing for jail time. But fines associated with age limits, curfews, masks and more were aplenty.
COLLINSVILLE – Inspired by a desire to take action against out of control taxation, a “Taxpayer Revolt Rally” is set to take place Oct. 24 in Collinsville, just ahead of an election that could be considered a referendum on the hot topic.
If there's one concern common among voters in St. Clair County Board District 8 it's high property taxes, according to Republican candidate Deborah Brennan.
State records show AFSCME Council 31 funnels membership dues into its political action committee, which just gave a record-breaking $767,800 donation to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan.
Illinois experienced net job losses in August, while the rest of the nation saw continued growth on average.
Amid two record-breaking income tax hikes, growing property tax bills and population decline, the Land of Lincoln’s income growth is trailing the rest of the nation.
Illinois issued more than $60 million in EDGE tax credits to Takeda Pharmaceuticals from 2003 to 2013, more than any other company received over that time.
According to a new report by Moody’s Investors Service, Illinois’ unfunded pension liabilities equaled 601 percent of state revenues in 2017, a U.S. record.
Illinois experienced its sixth consecutive month of jobs growth in July, yet continues to trail the pace of growth in the rest of the nation for 2018.
David v Goliath type race playing out in 113th District; Hoffman has close to $1 million, but Jameson has thousands of contacts
Republican candidate for state representative Doug Jameson hopes to pull an upset in November over long time incumbent, Democrat Jay Hoffman of Belleville.
Less than 50 cents of every additional property tax dollar over the last 20 years went to pay for services that raise home values. Instead, the primary driver of the rise in property taxes was pension costs.