The Illinois State Board of Elections slapped a $5,000 fine on Auditor General Frank Mautino's campaign committee on Monday for failing to comply with board order to update financial disclosure reports filed in 2014 and 2015.
A consortium of Illinois mayors has gone public – to a degree – with its fight against a possible statewide property tax freeze, telling residents that as great as a freeze might sound, it could destroy their communities.
Sanctuary cities have become the new hideouts for a handful of immigrants committing crimes and making all immigrants look bad, Alfred Regnery, chairman of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund, said on a radio talk show recently.
Matthew Foldi couldn’t be clearer about what he hopes will arise from the national conference on free expression he and other undergraduate students convened on the University of Chicago campus recently.
A government oversight group has filed a motion to reopen its case against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel over Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for personal emails that relate to public business.
All of the Democrats hoping to unseat Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018 are backing Speaker of the House Michael Madigan's budget goal of raising taxes rather than enacting reforms, a Madigan spokesman told the Chicago Tribune recently.
Cardinal Blasé J. Cupich praised Gov. Bruce Rauner for vowing to veto a fast-moving bill requiring taxpayers to foot the bill for some abortions, and said he hopes the state can find a way to create a budget that puts money where it needs to be.