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.
Rep. Robert Martwick's (D-Chicago) vote for the House budget plan that includes a significant tax hike was reckless and contrary to the interests of his constituents, Ammie Kessem, who has announced a bid for Martwick's seat in 2018, said in a press release.
The so-called "privilege tax" on Illinois investment firms that passed the Senate in May but now appears stalled in the House needs to be put out of its -- and our -- misery, the co-host of a Chicago-area radio show said recently.
Public sector employees and retirees could accept less than their constitutionally protected pensions if they understand it's them or public education, an economist said during an appearance on a recent Chicago-based radio show.