Illinois Policy Institute

Rauschenberger says the loss of power during those years changed Madigan's approach thereafter and instilled a will to never
With a large staff at its offices in Chicago and Springfield and several specialized subsidiaries -- Illinois Policy Action
But it won't prevent you from getting the big bucks from a wealthy governor and his pals if it serves their political interest
Michael Lucci, director of jobs and growth at the Illinois Policy Institute and Frank Manzo, the policy director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute wrote about their thoughts on unions, workers, manufacturing and construction in Illinois at Reboot Illinois.
1. What does the Illinois Constitution mean when it comes to the "balanced budget requirement" that people talk about? Bergman's
Conservative leaders criticized Rauner last week after he skipped an Illinois Right to Life (ILRTL) dinner to attend a pro-choice gala for the ACLU. Rauner reiterated his pro-choice position on abortion Monday at a North Shore women's group.
Turns out that Illinois state employees are among the highest paid, though Illinois does not top the list even among Midwestern states. But Illinois also has the fewest state employees per capita of all states. We break it all down in today's infographic. You be the judge of what constitutes "overpaid."
Republican gubernatorial candidates Dan Rutherford and Kirk Dillard used social media over the long holiday weekend to preview their running mate choices.
Republicans this year are giddy about their chances for retaking the governorship for the first time since Rod Blagojevich's victory in 2002.
Illinois has never seen a candidate for governor like Republican hopeful Bruce Rauner. The Chicago venture capitalist has nearly endless wealth he could put into his campaign. He has no experience in elected office.