Tax season has begun as federal and state W-2 forms arrive in the mail, but according to the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR), thousands of eligible taxpayers fail to claim the both the Illinois Earned Income Credit (EIC) and the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Governor J.B. Pritzker painted a rosy picture in his first “State of the State” address January 29, but Senate Republican lawmakers say a greater emphasis should have been placed on rooting out corruption, starting with revamping the state’s process for drawing legislative maps.
As lawmakers made their way back to Springfield this week for the start of the 2020 spring legislative session, State Senator Neil Anderson filed a bill to repeal the outdated and redundant Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) Act.
Reacting to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State speech on Wednesday, Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider said that the governor's policies will only continue to make things worse for taxpayers.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider is demanding that a state-run program that automatically registers voters be immediately suspended amid reports that non-citizens were certified and cast votes in 2018.
Joanna Donohue donated $1,000 to Republican Mike Rock's election campaign committee, Citizens for Mike Rock, on Jan. 23, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Richard Petrizzo donated $1,000 to Republican Mike Rock's election campaign committee, Citizens for Mike Rock, on Jan. 23, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Former high-level aides to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has revealed that Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) told the then governor he was right for signing HB 40 in September 2017, the law requiring Medicaid funding of abortions. At a separate meeting, Brady also recommended that the governor sign gun control bills should they reach his desk.