Illinois’ debt per student is the 11th highest of any state in the nation. It is almost 15 percent higher than the national average of $8,764.View Report
No Americans trust their state government less than Illinoisans.
A post-mortem on Illinois’ 2017 regular legislative session shows missed opportunities for taxpayer savings.
Madigan has now controlled his chamber as speaker for more than 11,900 days.
The House speaker’s spokesman claims the session is not a political move.
The speaker’s prowess for political longevity is unmatched in modern America.
Madigan, Martwick and Mautino are cogs in a well-oiled political machine that continues to enrich Illinois' political class at the expense of taxpayers.
The Illinois House of Representatives has completed an override of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a budget plan, including multibillion-dollar tax increases.
More than 240 years ago, a group of individuals stood up against a far-off king who taxed them without recourse. Americans honor their efforts each year on Independence Day. The Illinois General Assembly had a funny way of celebrating this year. On July 2, the Illinois House of Representatives passed a budget that includes the...
The House will need 71 “yes” votes to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a permanent 32 percent income tax hike. The July 2 vote to pass the tax hike received 72 yeas.
House Speaker Mike Madigan can seem like the only state lawmaker in the Land of Lincoln.