A radical new rule would politicize the classroom and very likely trample the free-speech and religious-liberty rights of teachers.
With Michael Madigan out as speaker of the state House, the time is finally ripe for reform.
Hundreds of billions of dollars in pension debt are dragging residents -- and government at every level -- under water.
How did the home of Barry Goldwater end up passing the largest tax increase in its history?
Voters finally drew a line to reject this progressive income tax. But Governor Pritzker is still not getting the message.
While most were focused on the presidential election, down-ballot votes delivered victories for free enterprise.
There is nothing “fair” about Governor Pritzker’s “fair tax amendment.”
The economics and politics of stimulus, taxes everywhere, the tech wars, the deficit, South Sudan, and more.
A move to a progressive income tax would be likely to lead Illinois into a growing reliance on affluent taxpayers.
On the menu today: More Illinois taxes, Treasuries no longer a hedge, and President Trump stops talks on a new coronavirus stimulus bill.