Jillian Rose Bernas demands more accountability for school officials in the wake of a Chicago-Tribune report that found approximately 40 cases of sexual abuse among students in the Chicago Public School (CPS) system.
Residents of Chicago’s Jefferson Township have until Aug. 16 to appeal their new property tax assessments, which this year were calculated using a new model aimed at “reducing regressivity,” the assessor’s office said.
Members of Congress are urging action from Cook County Commissioner Toni Preckwinkle after video of a man harassing a woman in Caldwell Woods for wearing a shirt with a Puerto Rican flag surfaced on social media.
In the face of mounting international pressure to penalize Israel by boycotting companies that do business there, a bill co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) that would prevent such actions was authorized Thursday by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this weak overturning a decades-old decision allowing unions to charge non-members for lobbying seems to belong a world away, ideologically, from the one in 1977 that said such fees were constitutional.
Three out of four taxpayers are due refunds from the IRS for wrongful asset seizures – but only 16 percent are ever refunded, according to testimony delivered during a hearing chaired by U.S. Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), a member of the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee.
Mirroring two key issues from the last presidential election cycle – battling opioids and regulatory reform – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) unveiled his goals for the rest of 2018 as chairman of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee.
Although Boeing was prohibited from completing the sale of $20 billion worth of aircraft to Iran once President Donald Trump canceled his predecessor’s nuclear accord with the nation, criticism from U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) may have delayed completion of the deal for the past two years.
Illinois corn and dairy farmer Calvin Taylor recalls the day in September 2011 that his wife, Debra, called him on his cellphone and told him that a crew of IRS agents were at their home, wanting to talk to him.
Although the White House is lauding last week's passage of the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, Sixth District U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) had good reason to vote against the measure.
Although the Obama-era nuclear agreement with Iran opened world markets up to the Middle Eastern nation, at least one U.S. firm will not be selling the country any planes now that President Donald Trump has pulled the U.S. out of the deal.
Ahead of the general election in November, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) is launching “Stories from the Sixth,” a podcast that covers how his work impacts his constituents in the state’s Sixth District.
As this fall’s general election approaches, incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner is facing stiff competition from Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, and at least one member of the Republican State Central Committee is being vocal about uniting the party.
Unlike neighboring Indiana and several other states across the country, fraternities and sororities in Illinois are faced with rising property taxes, sometimes to the tune of an additional $700 a year in room and board costs for their members.