Legislation that has passed the House and is now under review by the Senate would hamstring employers from paying reasonable wages in the name of fighting pay discrimination against women, a Chicago-based public-interest group’s leader said on a radio program recently.
Lawmakers in Springfield hammering out the so-called Grand Bargain need to restore the faith of business in Illinois, a former state senator turned technology and manufacturing advocate said during a recent Chicago-based radio talk show appearance.
A controversial day-long racial seminar, "Understanding Today’s Struggles for Racial Civil Rights," at New Trier High School, has caught the attention of a Chicago-based public-interest litigation center's president.
The vice president of a Park Ridge club for women Republicans says her support for a local school board candidate is personal and not an attempt to interject partisanship into an officially nonpartisan race.
The incoming state senator representing Illinois' 27th District has said he agrees with term limits, though a University of Illinois political scientist maintains that term limits have not turned out the way supporters or opponents expected.
Illinois taxpayers need to send a clear message to the General Assembly to work with the governor and tackle the state's trillions of dollars in unfunded pension liabilities, the president of a government advisory group said during a recent radio interview.
While online campaigning and phone polling are changing the way elections happen, Democrats in Springfield may find themselves in an unfamiliar position if they should win a super-majority next week, a Chicago-area political reporter said during a radio interview.
A campaign ad put out by a political action committee against one of the relative few incumbent state House Democrats running opposed this election season seems, at first glance, to show the state's House speaker in drag with Trump hair.
The stopgap budget passed by Illinois lawmakers last summer took the pressure off of lawmakers but come back with a vengeance after the November election, the Republican candidate for state House District 18 said during a recent candidates forum.