If an Illinois worker takes a pay cut during a recession, she knows the state isn’t going to take an even bigger chunk out of her paycheck. That’s because the state income tax rate stays the same. But if her home loses value, too, she could still see her property tax bill go up. Government...View Report
The bill would apply Chicago’s restriction on the smoking age to the entire state.
State Rep. Robyn Gabel, D-Evanston, is sponsoring a trampoline court regulation bill that is identical to the one she sponsored in 2017.
Illinois’ law mandating a minimum age for leaving children home alone is the strictest of its kind in the nation.
Illinois state lawmakers could stimulate employment and lower costs for overburdened taxpayers by repealing the state’s outdated prevailing wage law.
Almost a quarter of Illinois workers need licenses to work in their professions, and workers who default on student loans can face the suspension of those licenses.
In Illinois, a cosmetologist must complete 350 days of educational training, but an EMT can be licensed after just 37.
With the ratification of the 21st Amendment, 1933 marked the end of Prohibition in the United States. But that hasn’t stopped the Land of Lincoln from serving a cocktail of prohibitive regulations on alcoholic beverages.
Prohibition died in 1933, but alcohol-related cronyism is alive and well.
The uncomfortable truth is that no matter how many hands they shake, most General Assembly members aren’t really friendly to small businesses.
The measure would limit regulations and costs local governments could impose on wireless providers seeking to locate certain equipment on municipal property.