U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) believes more should be done to protect those who govern the country following the shooting of House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on June 14.
Officials in Springfield and around the country are talking about a “pension cliff” and trying to determine what will happen as large numbers of educators become fully vested in school district pension benefit systems.
Democratic state lawmakers showed their true colors in May when they demanded an investigation into an article about apparently doomed school funding reform legislation, a radio show co-host said recently.
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
The classroom called just as strongly as the athletic arena for a record number of Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) athletes this year, Athletic Director Cory Tomasson told the Illinois Valley Times recently.
Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) said she wholeheartedly agreed with Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to call lawmakers back to Springfield for a 10-day session to work out a budget deal, according to a press release.