Dan Caulkins laments that Illinois lawmakers' push to criminalize right-to-work zones is indicative of the way too many legislators have lost their way and are now resulting to “gotcha politics” to cover their tracks.
Illinois state government lowered its fees for forming and maintaining Limited Liability Companies (LLCs). Setting up an LLC now costs $150, down from $500. And maintaining one costs $75, down from $250 per year.
While most Illinoisans suffer under the strain of joblessness and an increasingly higher tax burden, the state continues to pay enormous severance packages, the Better Government Association (BGA) contends.
The one-year, $365,000 sabbatical paid to a former University of Illinois chancellor is an example of the type of wasteful spending that needs to be eliminated in Illinois, the Better Government Association (BGA) contended recently.
Gov. Bruce Rauner promoted the ongoing relationship between the University of Illinois and Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, during his recent international trade mission, according to a press release.
Japanese beetles were out in force in Western Illinois this summer, doing more damage to crops than any other insect, according to the "2017 Soybean Survey" by the Illinois Natural History Survey's Agricultural Pest Program.
Parkland Community College Trustee Rochelle Harding should not get to choose whether to remain as a trustee or a college employee, the Edgar County Watchdogs contend following a recent court ruling that Harding cannot maintain both roles.
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign’s (UIUC) have won a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a computational node to develop nanomanufacturing simulation tools, according to a release from the university.
Future guests -- or just interested passersby -- are invited to attend the groundbreaking for the Champaign Hampton Inn by Horve Hospitality at 11 a.m. on Aug. 10, according to a press release from the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce.
With tuition rising and going more often to support the mounting debt crisis in Illinois’ public colleges and universities, prospective students are finding the institutions less attractive as stepping stones, a political scientist said during a recent radio interview.
Public sector employees and retirees could accept less than their constitutionally protected pensions if they understand it's them or public education, an economist said during an appearance on a recent Chicago-based radio show.
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.