The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees recently conducted a strike authorization vote. Only 80 percent of eligible workers voted, and of that group 81 percent voted to authorize a strike if the union’s bargaining committee issues the call.
In Illinois, bloat doesn’t discriminate.It’s not just government agencies that stick taxpayers with the bill for inefficient operations. It’s state lawmakers, too. Yes, the same ones who haven’t passed a balanced budget in over a decade.
SPRINGFIELD – Reforms to Illinois' workers' compensation laws could help the state attract companies and jobs to its increasingly dismal business scene, according to the vice president of policy at the Illinois Policy Institute.
MOUNT VERNON – Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan seeks to overturn an order from St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien, who let her intervene in a suit over the state payroll long enough to exclude her from it.
MOUNT VERNON – St. Clair County associate judge Randall Kelley failed to explain why he exercised jurisdiction over a suit about a child’s death in West Frankfort, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on Feb. 22.