Over the last 30 days, Illinois’ already overtaxed state-run pension systems have added at least 651 retired government workers that are projected to average $1.3 million in lifetime pension benefits, according to an Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) report.
More than 130 Illinois public school administrators who signed witness slips in opposition to a bipartisan bill that aims to consolidate Illinois school districts make six-figure salaries, according to an analysis compiled this week.
The growing number of educators opting out of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teachers' union may be on the verge of accelerating with the help of the non-union Association of American Educators (AAE) organization.
Illinois's powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), earlier today revealed to be a target in the same FBI investigation that led to an extortion indictment against a Chicago alderman, is not accused of anything new, a think tank reported.
If the process of assessing Chicago property taxes is “opaque,” as the Illinois Policy Institute states, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: allowing aldermen to serve as property tax attorneys may be a conflict of interest.
Willie Cochran, 20th Ward alderman, is expected to plead guilty to corruption charges that involve the alleged theft of charity donations to fund his daughter’s college tuition payments and weekend getaways at Indiana casinos, according to the Illinoispolicy.org.
Yesterday, AM-560 Morning Drive Talk Show Host and Liberty Principles PAC Founder Dan Proft met with and interviewed former White House Communication Director and Press Secretary Sean Spicer about his tempestuous time in President Trump’s White House.