When the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) scheduled a strike vote earlier this year, many viewed the move as another tactic orchestrated by the union to prevent Gov. Bruce Rauner from imposing his last, best offer.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton’s proposal to tax Illinois drivers based on road usage may generate more revenue to maintain the state’s roads, but such a complex task may prove immensely difficult to implement and sustain.
Cindy Deadrick-Wolfer emerged as winner of the Republican primary in Illinois’ District 96 House race, and with the primary out of the way, Deadrick-Wolfer's next step is to lay out the plan to win the November election against Democratic incumbent Sue Scherer.
State Senate Dist. 47 GOP candidate and former state House member Jil Tracy recently endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for president and joined the Illinois Kasich for America leadership team as co-chair, one of a growing number of current and former Illinois legislators supporting Kasich.
The 2015 standardized test scores for Northwestern CUSD 2’s Northwestern Elementary School were below average despite spending the highest per student among elementary schools in Illinois’ West Central region, according to a report recently released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
Outgoing Illinois House District 74 Rep. Don Moffitt (R-Gilson) responded to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s fiscal year 2017 budget address, delivered Wednesday, and said he hopes state lawmakers can soon end the budget impasse that dates back to July.