Inaccuracy and unfairness in the property tax assessment process mean some homeowners, especially those in poorer areas, pay a disproportionate share of the overall tax burden.View Report
Five reforms effective Jan. 1, 2015 will improve government transparency and protect individual rights:
Voters may also want to consider whether these rights need to be part of the Illinois Constitution, even if they do seem desirable.
As the start of a new school year approaches, Illinois teachers deserve to know their rights. That includes the right to join or not join a union, and the right to support or not support union politics as the political season in Illinois heats up. Teachers unions are one of the most powerful lobbying groups...