Homeowners who get a break on their property taxes will see it listed on their bills for the first time soon if SB1072 passes the House and gets Gov. Bruce Rauner's OK as quickly as it sailed through the Senate.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) shouldn't waste any more time before returning more than $16 million to people whose assets were seized unfairly, U.S. Reps. Peter Roskam (R-IL) and John Lewis (D-GA) wrote in a letter to the U.S. attorney general.
As Illinois legislators work to clear a path to a firmer financial foothold for the state, Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) will guide a group of constituents through the Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve on May 5.
A bill that passed the House on Tuesday will remove the humanity from an unborn child, even though several other state laws rely on that definition, Rep. Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) argued on the House floor before the vote.
Sen. Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) hosted the second part of her Youth Advisory Council (YAC) recently, giving 25 students from her district the opportunity to learn about state government, including public policy and the legislative process.