As Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) educators appear poised to walk out on strike for the third time in seven years, a Wirepoints report identifies Illinois as having some of the “most anti-taxpayer labor laws” in the U.S.
The Illinois Republican Party points to the recent raid on the home and offices of longtime state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) as an illustration of just how far the state's Democrats are willing to go to impose their will.
With regard to Planned Parenthood's behemoth abortion facility that was built in secrecy near the southern Illinois-Missouri state line, leaders at the Thomas More Society insist they’ve seen this kind of thing before.
Illinois state Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is convinced that Planned Parenthood’s secret construction of a so-called mega abortion clinic in southern Illinois is a 'disaster' for the pro-life movement as well as state taxpayers.
Northwest Side GOP Club Vice President Ammie Kessem does not know what infuriates her more, the fact that Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot gave former city alderman John Arena a six-figure job paid for by taxpayers, or the way Lightfoot has defended her actions since they became public knowledge.
Candidate for Chicago's 39th Ward committeemen Barry Bebart is warning Mayor Lori Lightfoot that the 'set-asides' she wants to implement for gay city contractors may have the opposite effect of what she claims to be seeking.
Republican political strategist Chris Robling points to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan of creating 'set-asides' for city contractors who identify as gay as an example of good intentions gone awry.
The Civic Federation recently reported that Chicago’s projected revenue from the city’s hotel accommodations tax for fiscal year 2019 is expected to be in the neighborhood of $126.3 million, with another $25.9 million to be generated from a hotel operators’ tax.
With the threat of a third Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike in the last seven years hanging in the balance, Illinois taxpayers could soon be forced to pay at least $1.1 billion in order to hammer out a deal.
WFLD Fox 32 Chicago President and General Manager Dennis Welsh did not mince words about the perilous place Illinois’ growing pension crisis has left the state in during a recently aired editorial on the network in which he predicted voters are primed for revolt given anything short of pension reform.
Illinois’ record-setting 2017 income tax hike has done little to slow the state’s rising pension costs, leaving state taxpayers on the hook for nearly $250 billion in unfunded public pension liability.
Chicago Republican Party Chairman Chris Cleveland has a name for what he thinks Gov. J.B. Pritzker engaged in coming to his recent contract agreement with American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31: bribery.