SPRINGFIELD – Two Republican candidates fighting for a seat in the Illinois House of Representatives believe the practice of increasing pay of public sector workers in their final years, so-called pension spiking, should be reviewed.
At Janus oral arguments, lawyer for AFSCME predicted members would strike if no longer compelled to pay fees
WASHINGTON – Taxpayers should brace for strikes now that government unions can no longer compel members to pay agency fees for political campaigns, attorney David Frederick said last December arguing for unions before the U.S. Supreme Court.
An Illinois couple is suing McWane Inc. and other asbestos-related companies, alleging that negligence and failure to warn led to the man's lung cancer.
Illinois voters will not get a chance to weigh in on the question of whether Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and other legislative leaders in the Democratic-controlled Illinois General Assembly should continue to hold the keys to drawing the state's legislative district maps, after the leaders of the state House and Senate refused to call a vote for a constitutional amendment designed to curtail their influence over the process.
BELLEVILLE — A daughter has filed a lawsuit alleging her father's cancer death was caused by asbestos exposure.
BELLEVILLE — A man claims he was exposed to asbestos during his career.
BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges her father's death from cancer was caused by his exposure to asbestos fibers during his career.
BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife have filed suit against several companies over allegations exposure to asbestos from their products caused the husband to develop lung cancer.
Latest 7th Circuit nominees Scudder, St. Eve, seen as well-qualified, experienced by many legal observers
Legal observers have praised President Donald Trump’s two most-recent nominees to the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, singling out their experience and intelligence as well as the White House’s efforts to gain bipartisan support for the nominees.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME on Feb. 26, in a case challenging the constitutionality of compulsory union dues for state government workers.
St. Clair County GOP chair says Rauner is the best candidate for governor; Ives campaign claims Rauner is unelectable
BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Republican chairwoman Barbara Viviano said only incumbent Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner can defeat Democrat contender J.B. Pritzker this November and that Rauner’s Republican challenger Jeanne Ives is unelectable.
BELLEVILLE – A couple claims the husband's diagnosis of asbestosis was caused by exposure to asbestos fibers during his career.
BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his father's lung cancer death was caused by exposure to asbestos during his career.
EDWARDSVILLE – A widow is seeking damages over allegations her late husband's lung cancer death was caused by asbestos exposure.
BELLEVILLE – A Tennessee couple has filed suit against several manufacturers over allegations asbestos exposure caused the wife to develop lung cancer.
BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking more than $50,000 in damages from multiple companies over allegations of injuries sustained by asbestos exposure.
BELLEVILLE – The sister of a former pipe fitter alleges his death from lung cancer was the result of asbestos exposure during his career.
EDWARDSVILLE – A woman who serves as the estate administrator for her late father has filed a suit against several companies over allegations asbestos exposure caused her father's death from lung cancer.