Americans for Prosperity-Illinois (AFP-IL) recently held a press conference to show its support for a senate bill that would end the practice of suspending state motorists' driver's licenses for non-driving offenses.
State House Republicans gathered last month in Springfield to explain why the graduated income tax structure Gov. J.B. Pritzker is pushing to replace the current flat tax system will drag the Illinois business community even further down the scale than it already is.
House Rep. Thomas Bennett (R-Watseka) said Monday that Illinois has dropped in population because it already has such a high tax burden, and the graduated income tax structure would make that even worse.
A 2014 recording of a meeting with House Speaker Mike Madigan was taken in connection with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) while Madigan was attempting to secure a developer's business for his private firm recently surfaced into public view.