AFSCME Council 31, its PAC and AFSCME headquarters are major political players, funneling millions of dollars every year to Democrats or self-proclaimed progressive organizations.View Report
Nearly 600 bills are on their way to the governor, some of which would be encouraging changes to the status quo.
A proposal to tie state spending to what taxpayers can afford is earning bipartisan support in Springfield.
Illinois currently has the highest start-up fees in the country, further burdening the already-unfriendly business climate in the state.
New law would tackle wasteful spending by local governments, and be a welcome change for taxpayers.