Without property and income tax relief, housing in Illinois will continue to be less attractive, Illinois’ population is likely to continue its decline and housing price appreciation can be expected to continue to lag the rest of the nation.View Report
Lax oversight of Illinois’ little-known regional development authorities has led to questionable business arrangements with one official in particular.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed into law a measure allowing human trafficking survivors to apply to have their criminal records sealed for offences committed under coercion.
Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a measure that would let Lake County voters elect an assessor, suggesting that it apply to all counties instead.
Using his amendatory veto authority, the governor blocked a proposal by the General Assembly that would have protected traditional rental car companies by stifling car-sharing startups.
Chicago will no longer be exempted from a state law barring Illinois municipalities from imposing ticket quotas on local police departments.
The Alternative to Opioids Act will give more Illinoisans the option to treat pain with medical marijuana.
Dictating teachers’ salaries from Springfield would impose a costly mandate on local school districts and expose struggling homeowners across the state to property tax hikes.
The Industrial Hemp Act will plant the seeds for the growth of commercial hemp production across Illinois.
A bill signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner will allow for multi-year car registration.
Lawmakers overrode the governor’s veto of a 2017 bill mandating cursive instruction in all public elementary schools in Illinois. That measure becomes law this year.