Due to its poor financial health and lagging economy, Illinois carries unique economic and fiscal risks from a prolonged market downturn or recession. The state must act now to mitigate harm from COVID-19.View Report
Many Illinois municipalities have voted to ban or restrict marijuana sales when it becomes legal for sale. Here’s a list of where pot will, won’t and might be legally bought.
Voters statewide will decide whether 2,656 Highland Park taxpayers should send $81 million in additional income taxes to Springfield.
Citing public safety pension costs, the city is expected to approve another increase to its property tax levy.
More than a dozen city and park district retirees in Highland Park have received more than $1 million in pension benefits each.
Many communities in the northern Illinois border county are having trouble attracting and retaining residents.