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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
A bill that would amend the Unified Code of Corrections failed in the Senate last week and was placed on postponed consideration.
Illinois state Rep. Randy E. Frese (R-Quincy) urged a No vote on Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax proposal during Monday's House session.
House Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) said the graduated income tax will cause Illinois to lose even more residents than it already has.
House Rep. Norine K. Hammond (R-Macomb) respects the gravity of changing Illinois' income tax structure, and only wishes more of Springfield's lawmakers did as well.
The Illinois Family Institute is partnering with several other pro-life organizations to hold the Pro-life Rally and Lobby Day Wednesday at the state capitol.
The Illinois Senate Special Committee on Housing held a hearing to discuss Illinois’ rent control ban and increasing the efficiency of scavenger sales to more quickly revitalize deteriorating neighborhoods.
A recent Supreme Court ruling reverses the way public employees now join unions.
After the landmark decision in Janus v. AFSCME today, public sector employees no longer are required to opt out of unions they don't wish to participate in, but now must opt-in to become members.