Op-Ed: To reform policing, Illinois must rehabilitate its errant labor laws

On May 25, the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police jolted the…

Quick hits: Illinois news in brief for Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Madigan political funds brings in $550,000 One of the four political funds Illinois House Speaker Michael…

Vote-By-Mail Applications Arriving To Illinoisans

J.B. Pritzker and Democratic lawmakers pushed the package to encourage the option as a safe way…

Fitness evaluation stalls Pike County attempted murder case

J.B. Pritzker's state restrictions. “In August, we'll see the status on what the state is doing,…

In Ashtabula, Ohio, Young People Fight For The County’s Political Future

With less than 100 days until the 2020 presidential election, Ohio's 18 electoral votes are in…

Expect ‘Vote by Mail’ applications to arrive soon

In June, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the bill into law to ensure safe and active participation…

Where to Find a Baseball Game in Chicagoland

JB Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan allows for outdoor stadiums to reach no more than 25 percent…

Corruption running rampant in state politics

... of corruption against Illinois' Democratic speaker, Austin Berg from the Illinois Policy Institute joins Jim…

Who Is On The Other End For IDES Calls? State Says Agents Are All Illinois Residents, But 3 Of 4 …

JB Pritzker insisted, from the beginning, that all new call-takers would be local. “Every one of…

Suicides a concern in Illinois during COVID-19 pandemic

(The Center Square) – With high unemployment and an economy ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, some…

Federation of Labor AFL-CIO cancels annual East Moline Labor Day Parade

The decision was made because of Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker's COVID-19 guidelines and in the interest…

Governor Pritzker/ISBE/IDPH Sued in Montgomery and Adams Counties today

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is now facing 2 more civil suits regarding the validity of his…

Coronavirus cases on the rise in the Midwest as they ebb in the Sun Belt

J.B. Pritzker (D) has warned that residents will probably not return to a semblance of normal…

Legislative Roundup: Massachusetts Fast Tracks Sports Betting, Illinois Ends Remote Signups

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker stunned many in the sports betting world by ending the ability for…

Pritzker has signed more COVID-related executive actions. Here’s a look at what’s been approved.

J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 disaster proclamation now runs through Aug. 22, Illinois Department of Corrections facilities resumed…

United Employee Says Workers Can Sue Over $5B Virus Relief

"The … agreement is not a run-of-the-mill government contract sought to be ... time off, two…

Firing of state historian latest ALPLM controversy

JB Pritzker, said the office doesn't discuss personnel matters. Wheeler had worked at the presidential library…

Illinois Attorney General Among Those Who Received Fraudulent Unemployment Benefits Card

J.B. Pritzker. “Federal authorities have informed states that your personal identifying information may likely have been…

Illinois Lawmakers Say ICE Detention Center In Dwight Would Be Illegal, But Plans Are Going …

JB Pritzker, and also called U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Illinois) and Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Illinois). But…

Illinois vote-by-mail applications to be mailed this week

Illinois county clerks are preparing to send out applications to vote by mail this week due…

Open up: Could keeping schools and sports open for kids be as easy as signing a waiver?

J.B. Pritzker? We probably shouldn't hold our breath for a vaccine or a cure. Because most…