Within three days after FBI and IRS agents raided the home and offices of Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) , agents made early morning raids on three southwest villages in Sandoval’s district.
WFLD Fox 32 Chicago President and General Manager Dennis Welsh did not mince words about the perilous place Illinois’ growing pension crisis has left the state in during a recently aired editorial on the network in which he predicted voters are primed for revolt given anything short of pension reform.
Illinois’ record-setting 2017 income tax hike has done little to slow the state’s rising pension costs, leaving state taxpayers on the hook for nearly $250 billion in unfunded public pension liability.
Dr. Eric M. Wallace announced his run for the state Senate in the 40th District on Monday, setting up a challenge to three-time Democratic incumbent Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) on a message of “rebuilding the moral fabric of our state.”
Dixon Mayor Liandro “Li” Arellano says the findings in the state's recently released Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) prove what he’s being saying all along about Illinois' mounting deficit woes.
Timothy Mlsna donated $1,000 to Republican Karen Donnelly's election campaign committee, Friends of Karen Donnelly, on Aug. 30, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Illinois state Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) has good reason for being one of the most vocal lawmakers in Springfield in supporting a law that now requires stricter reporting and investigative requirements in situations where an infant has died suddenly and unexpectedly.
John Callahan donated $1,140 to Republican Kenneth R. Briley's election campaign committee, Friends to Elect Ken Briley, on Aug. 2, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
State Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria) recently took time in a social media post to assure the people of his district he is doing all he can to make sure they receive the federal assistance they are entitled to stemming from a season of historic rainfall and flooding across the state.
Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding answers from House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) in the wake of an ongoing criminal probe where several people with close ties to the longtime Democratic leader have already been implicated.