He had also filed a lawsuit seeking to have the fees deemed unconstitutional and wanted the money placed in an escrow account
But Rauner argues that fair-share fees violate the First Amendment because, he claims, they are used to pay for unions' political
The 2014 Illinois governor's race broke all previous records for campaign spending in a statewide race. Both candidates poured millions of dollars into convincing Illinoisans to vote for them.
Scott Reeder from the Illinois Policy Institute also has a question for Gov. Pat Quinn post-election: Why do you not tip
Illinois' new governor elect, Republican Bruce Rauner, has a lot of work ahead of him to fix the state's economy and get Illinoisans on board with state government again. Though voters chose him to lead the state for the next four years, he won't be able to do it alone.
In April of this year, Gallup released the results of a national survey in which Illinois was ranked as the state with the highest percentage of residents who believe it is the worst place to live in the United States. Infamy of this sort is not easily earned, but instead accrues over decades.
Oct 25 (Reuters) - Illinois has ordered mandatory 21-day quarantines for all "high-risk" people who have had direct contact
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article identifed the Governor of Illinois as Sally Quinn. The Governor of Illinois
Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch's Americans for Prosperity was founded in 2004 and has grown into one of the
A new Reboot Illinois poll last week found Gov. Pat Quinn leading Bruce Rauner when respondents were asked for whom they'd vote if the election were today. But another poll found the numbers almost exactly reversed when the question was which candidate respondents believed to be more trustworthy.
After decades of using incarceration as the country's primary response to crime, leading Republicans and Democrats are embracing safe, fair, and cost-effective prison reform. As Illinois prepares to elect its next governor, voters should ask the candidates what their vision and goals are for the state's crowded and under-resourced $1.3-billion prison system.