Lawmakers in the Illinois House earned about $661,000 last year in extra pay for serving as officers of various House committees--from armed forces to biotechnology--even though some committees met fewer than five times and a handful met only once. The House pays members who serve as committee
Legislative leaders in Illinois are trying to put together a tax relief package to keep some big companies in Illinois.They have until Thursday to pass a bill that could give more tax incentives to companies like Sears and Chicago-based CME Group, which have threatened to leave the state since the c
A top Chicago official is criticizing the way her party is filling her former Illinois House seat.
Susana Mendoza resigned as District 1 representative last month to become city clerk. To replace her, the district’s Democratic ward committeemen chose Chicago police Sgt. Dena Carli.