After Illinois’ personal income tax was hiked just 2 points — from 3 to 5 percent — in early 2011, a record number of residents packed their bags, revealing what the Illinois Policy Institute termed “wealth flight.”
Nominated by students, LaSalle-Peru Township High School District 120 instructor Scott Lauer and staffer Tim Tomminello received the Renaissance Tireless and Staff awards, respectively, in recognition of their outstanding work during the past semester.
The Chicago Tribune has called for embattled Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino to step aside until he resolves nagging campaign finance questions that his critics say major media outlets have largely ignored for months.
Two scholarships are currently available for Illinois-residing students planning full-time college 2017-2018 enrollment, courtesy of the Illinois Sheriffs' Association (ISA), according to the association’s website and local news outlets.
There's a certain hypocrisy to House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) accusing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner of holding the budget process hostage for his wealthy friends and big business in general, a radio talk show's co-hosts said recently.