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Miller: How the long road to education funding reform came to an end
Oct 21, 2017

It’s been clear for decades that the way Illinois funds its public schools has been wrong-heade...

Fact-check: Are Rauner's grandparents immigrants?
Oct 15, 2017

This article was originally published on the Better Government Association website on Septemb...

Who is the Democratic 'establishment' in Illinois?
Oct 07, 2017

The race for the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor has already seen significant en...

Rauner establishes task force to combat Illinois' opioid scourge
Oct 06, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an executive order on Wednesday establishing a task force aimed at comb...

Does your child need a job? Illinois partners with Microsoft to help
Oct 02, 2017

Just when it seems there is no good news coming out of Springfield…. well, there is.  Illinois...

Where are Illinois millennials living?
Aug 31, 2017

Surprisingly, millennials aren’t just spending their money on avocado toast and iPhones. Tur...

How did your lawmakers vote on the historic Illinois school funding bill?
Aug 29, 2017

Use the chart below to see how your state representatives and senators voted on landmark legislat...

Rauner signs 'sanctuary state' bill into law
Aug 28, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday signed into law legislation that would prohibit law enforcement offic...

Miller: Rauner will have a hard time touting job growth
Aug 28, 2017

After years of harshly bad-mouthing the state's economy, Gov. Bruce Rauner has pivoted in the pas...

Every Chicago labor contract has expired: Your guide to the negotiations
Aug 25, 2017

Over the next two years the City of Chicago will negotiate new contracts with all of its labor un...

More accountability needed for EDGE tax credit program: report
Aug 24, 2017

Illinois’ Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE) tax incentive program is expect...

The state of Illinois hate groups
Aug 23, 2017

According to a recent report from the Southern Poverty Law Center, there are 32 active Illinois h...

Comptroller Mendoza urges override of Rauner's veto on Debt Transparency Act
Aug 22, 2017

Don’t taxpayers deserve to know how much debt the state has run up in their names? Governor B...

Miller: Does Rauner really want to compromise on school funding?
Aug 21, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner has said for the past several days that he's open to just about any sort of com...

Fixing bloated bureaucracy: What you need to know about new consolidation law
Aug 16, 2017

Illinois has the most local units of government of any state in the country at as many as 6,963....


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