Illinois lawmakers will be returning to the state Capitol for another try at passing tax relief for businesses, including some big corporations threatening to leave the state.Speaker Michael Madigan announced the House will hold a special session on Monday in another effort to move the bill forward.
The State of Indiana will soon be allocating funds to victims of last summer’s stage collapse in Indianapolis.But there’s a limit to how much each will get.Indiana state law caps the state’s liability to $5 million regardless on the number of victims.
Chicago alderman are still debating how to draw the new boundaries of the city's 50 wards.At issue is how many black and Hispanic-dominated wards there should be in light of new census data. Illinois law says the new map needed to be approved by Dec.
The Occupy movement has been a learning experience for everyone, including Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership and Beliefnet.com blogger.He gives his take on religious congregations' reaction to Occupy Wall Street.