With state employees already among the best paid in the country, John McGlasson thinks Gov. J.B. Pritzker needs to take a stand for equity and fairness in contract negotiations with Illinois union members.
Voter registration data shows Eagle Township Precinct 3, Granville Township Precinct 2 and Westfield Township Precinct 1 are ranked among the Illinois Valley precincts with the highest percentage of Democrat voters
With Illinois leading the nation in population loss, Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax proposal will only drive more people out of the state, Rep. Ryan Spain (R-Peoria) said on the House floor during Monday's session.
House Speaker Michael Madigan used his absolute power over the legislative process to move legislation to the floor on Friday that exchanges Illinois’ constitutionally mandated flat income tax with a progressive tax.