A debate about a Cook County ordinance that frees some inmates wanted by immigration authorities could get hotter. At its meeting Wednesday, the County Board agreed to consider two proposed amendments that would scale back the ordinance.
Indiana House Democrats ended their three-day boycott on Monday but they could be right back at it Tuesday. That’s because House Republicans are moving fast to get so-called right-to-work legislation approved as early as this week.The House Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee plans to meet
It’s a new year with a new legislative session, but an all-too-familiar story is recurring in the Indiana Statehouse, at least from the Republican viewpoint: House Democrats once again held up any work because they oppose a GOP proposal to make Indiana a right-to-work state.Wednesday was to have bee
Indiana’s legislative session will be short this year — it’s expected to last until March — but judging by the political tone set before the start of the session Wednesday, the debate will be furious.The Republican leadership, as well as Republican Gov.
Sears Holdings Corp. and Chicago’s financial exchanges have quit threatening to pull up stakes now that Illinois has enacted tax breaks for them. But it remains unclear whether state incentives to big companies are wise uses of economic-development resources.