While J.B. Pritzker has not released a detailed tax plan of his own, reasonable cost estimates suggest the tax hike required to pay for the candidate’s spending promises would require doubling Illinois’ state income tax rate and cost the state an estimated 132,000 jobs and $31.3 billion in forgone GDP.View Report
A Wilmette mother investigated for letting her daughter walk the dog is only the latest target of Illinois’ vague and overreaching child neglect laws.
The proposal would fine pedestrians $90 for checking their phone at city intersections and $500 for the offense of being distracted.
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 shows Hardin, Macon and Marion Counties lead the state in prison admissions per 10,000 residents.
In the midst of the state’s budget, pension and out-migration crises, an Illinois politician has introduced SB 2143 to ban the sale of bobcat pelts, as well as the trapping of these animals.