Financial expert Mark Glennon of Wilmette says in his analysis of a new study on state and local pensions that the options available to reduce the substantial obligations facing Illinois funds include amending the state constitution or going through federal bankruptcy.
The give-and-take in the Senate between Democrats wanting tax increases and Republicans wanting reforms ended on Tuesday with the liberals giving up on compromise and taking from Illinois taxpayers, Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) said.
The Illinois State Board of Elections slapped a $5,000 fine on Auditor General Frank Mautino's campaign committee on Monday for failing to comply with board order to update financial disclosure reports filed in 2014 and 2015.
White County was among 24 Illinois counties on a list of jurisdictions accused of having insufficient voting records because of the number of active and inactive voters, County Clerk Paula Dozier told SW Illinois News.
Students throughout lllinois might still be able to skip classes, but they won't have an excuse for skipping breakfast anymore if a pilot program co-sponsored by Rep. John Cavaletto (R-Salem) succeeds.
Ret. Gen. David Petraeus, perhaps best known for leading the American military efforts in Iraq under Presdent George W. Bush, will provide the keynote address at the 6th Annual Navy Seal Foundation's "Chicago Evening of Tribute," a fundraising event that supports Naval Special Warfare (NSW) families.