Inaccuracy and unfairness in the property tax assessment process mean some homeowners, especially those in poorer areas, pay a disproportionate share of the overall tax burden.View Report
The nonbinding referendum to merge DuPage County’s election commission with the clerk’s office won by more than 17,000 votes.
A new bill would require buyers of political and issue ads on social media to disclose their identities and would impose record-keeping requirements on social media companies.
Illinois’ election districts heavily dilute suburban vote.
Senate Bill 63 would make signature requirements to get on the ballot uniform for all candidates.
If you take a photo of your ballot to post on Facebook or Instagram in Illinois, you’re a felon and could get up to three years in prison.
Research found more than half of the mayor’s top 100 donors benefitted from city government, “receiving contracts, zoning changes, business permits, pension work, board appointments, regulatory help or some other tangible benefit.”