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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The Illinois General Assembly is looking to pass a bill that earmarks $166.5 million for various projects in lawmakers home districts across the state.
West Cook County taxpayers would see a total of $230 million in state income tax increases if a tax hike measure passed by the Democrat-controlled Illinois State Senate becomes law.
Without the help of Republicans, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to fix the budget by raising the Illinois income tax and expanding the sales tax.
West Cook County schools would be net winners of state funding under a bill that passed the Illinois State Senate Wednesday.
A recent analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS), which owns this publication, found almost 50,000 duplicate voter registration records, representing Illinois residents who are registered multiple times.