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.
Rep. Robert Martwick's (D-Chicago) failure to disclose $170,000 in income from his political consulting business illustrates how little he knows about the common person, Ammie Kessem suggested on a recent edition of "Illinois Rising."
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.
The Park Ridge Police are investigating the report of an armed robbery of a local convenience store by a man who allegedly robbed the same shop two to three weeks earlier, according to the city's website.
A large majority of Cook County residents are angry that many beverages are now costing them more, according to a study commissioned by the Illinois Manufacturers Association and published on the Illinois Policy Institute's website.
Rep. Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) is offering Palatine Township taxpayers the opportunity to get answers about property assessments at a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Rolling Meadows Village Hall, according to a press release.
Motorists in Illinois are being cautioned that traffic on Interstate 55 over the Des Plaines River will likely be slowed to allow routine bridge inspections from Aug. 7-17, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).
While some Evanston employees will see a little fatter paychecks thanks to the recent minimum wage increase in Cook County, they might also find fewer places to spend the extra cash, according to a campaign strategist.