Amendment 1 would allow government unions to nullify hundreds of Illinois statutes – including laws aimed at protecting school children – simply by contradicting them in union contracts.View Report
State lawmakers putting together ethics reforms have not met since the first week of March, when the coronavirus ended gatherings.
Illinois’ political leadership learned nothing from the Blagojevich nightmare. And now it may be coming back to bite them.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker appointed a former state lawmaker to his panel on ethics and lobbying. Trouble was, the lawmaker had recently worked as a lobbyist.
Focus too much on single aspects of Illinois corruption and the big picture will be lost, along with chances to fix the problems.