Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker continues to refuse to call for a repeal of the Cook County sweetened beverage tax, clearly fearing repercussions from his government allies, the Illinois Republican Party said in a press release recently.
Gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker continues to support Cook County's highly contentious sweetened beverage tax despite enormous opposition from the public, the Illinois Republican Party said in a recent press release.
Amanda Biela doesn't agree with Rep. John D’Amico (D-Chicago) on many things -- the recent 32 percent state icome tax, for example -- but she was glad to see him relent recently and criticize Cook County's sugary beverages tax after significant public backlash.
Maine Township Supervisor Laura Morask betrayed a fundamental misunderstanding of the laws governing township appointments when she hired a friend to run the township’s food pantry, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Some Illinois residents are paying property tax bills based on outdated and overpriced assessments, leading to an unfair burden to pay for the schools in their districts, according to a recent release from Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton).
The Elk Grove community has raised more than $175,000 to install an elevator at the community’s VFW Hall, including contributions from a raffle on Veterans Day and $85,000 from local businesses, according to a press release.
Cook, Madison and St. Clair counties are "judicial hellholes" in the eyes of the American Tort Reform Foundation, according to the Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW) and Rep. Tom Morrison (R-Palatine).
Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston), a contender in next year’s governor race, said he unequivocally supported the Senate’s override of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of the state's K-12 funding measure, according to Capitol Fax.
Schaumburg's Trickster Art Gallery's efforts to help Illinois veterans has earned it the Illinois Veterans’ Business Appreciation Award for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, according to a press release.
Sen. Tom Rooney (R-Rolling Meadows) is asking the House to not make the same mistake the Senate did and instead vote against overriding Sen. Bruce Rauner's amendatory veto of the state's school funding bill.