Illinois is planning a $1.2 billion network that promises to facilitate innovation and spark technical cooperation between universities and businesses, according to a recent joint announcement by Gov. Bruce Rauner and the University of Illinois.
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s efforts to preserve the Affordable Care Act will force up health-care premiums next year for Illinoisans who are not Medicaid-eligible, according to C. Steven Tucker, the founder of HealthInsuranceMentors.com.
The 2013 payout to former Metra CEO Alex Clifford is just one example of outrageous severance packages still being handed out to public employees in Illinois, the Better Government Association (BGA) contends.
A Chicago alderman used his position to threaten and then take action against a Chicago firefighter who refused to rent out space he owned to the alderman's preferred tenants, according to a Project Six investigation.
Cook County commissioners and lawmakers across the state need to learn from the recently repealed soda tax before considering sales taxes or any other new revenue schemes, Commissioner Sean Morrison told the Chicago City Wire.
The Chicago City Council recently added two more surcharges to its Chicago hotel bill, putting an industry already enduring the highest tax rates on hotel rooms in the country at an even bigger disadvantage against similar convention host cities.