There's a lot at stake in Illinois' 13th congressional district for Republicans and that's why Vice President Mike Pence said he made a stop in Springfield on Friday.
Large pension payouts in the face of flat incomes for taxpayers raise questions of fairness.
Illinois Republicans are not going to let Democrat J.B. Pritzker’s troubles concerning a potentially illegal property tax break go away.
One graphic perfectly captures the absurdity of Illinois pensions over the past three decades.
Over half of survey respondents have considered leaving Illinois, citing dysfunctional government, disappointing job opportunities and – above all – high taxes.
Illinois experienced net job losses in August, while the rest of the nation saw continued growth on average.
As a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., most online purchases in Illinois will now be subject to automatic collection of the state’s 6.25 percent use tax.
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.
Pension reform is a moral imperative. The alternative is a future in which core services are cut, taxes are raised, and pensioners risk losing what they’ve already been promised as the funds go insolvent.
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.
The new law will bring more transparency to Illinois school districts’ administrative costs, which are among the highest in the nation.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a highly qualified nominee who deserves bipartisan support for his confirmation. He was confirmed as a federal judge to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in 2006. Judge Kavanaugh has already been through the vetting process. He has already faced tough questions and was deemed fit to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit – a court that is known as the “Second Highest Court in the Land.”