State Government

A lot of us are looking for ways to get involved; we just don't know what to do. The important thing to know is that we are not helpless. However, we must work together to make change.
The broad realization that business leaders do not hold all the answers had better come soon, because reliance on business leaders in government and public institutions is not arresting the alarming deterioration of our public infrastructure and institutions.
We must take on the naysayers directly, wrest the machinery of government from their dead cold hands, and make the necessary investments in our public colleges and universities. Only then will we be standing up for the original intent of California's path-breaking Master Plan for Higher Education.
"This bill is a violation of First Amendment rights and interferes with the 14th Amendment."
Last year there were 8,853 state government employees who earned more than $100,000. These figures account for the 10.8 percent of all state workers who earned paychecks from the Illinois Comptroller's Office for 2014.
While in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants continues to be a hot issue, particularly in states like Texas, state legislatures across the country are now dealing with a new immigration related issue -- driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.
The Court has finally struck a blow for democracy. And it will be actualized because of one phrase: treble damages liability. Thank you, Justice Kennedy. Now we all have to clothe many naked and quite ugly kings. And we shall have to do it without the help of our media, who seem to believe they all remain in royal regalia.
New information from the Fiscal Futures Project of the Institute for Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois shows that Illinois' finances are in worse shape than previously predicted. By Fiscal Year 2016, the state will owe $9 billion in unpaid bills.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has officially taken the oath of office and assumed responsibility for the leadership of the state for the next four years. But he'll have some help from his staff, cabinet members and advisors.
Rathod said he hopes his group can eventually depart from the inevitable comparison because SiX will be advancing a "people's