Without property and income tax relief, housing in Illinois will continue to be less attractive, Illinois’ population is likely to continue its decline and housing price appreciation can be expected to continue to lag the rest of the nation.View Report
Without right-to-work protections currently offered in 27 states, you pay the union or lose your job. It’s very simple.
State workers previously paying “fair share” fees no longer have money deducted from their paychecks on behalf of a union.
What Harris has in common with Janus is immense courage. Both show the power of a single individual, an Illinoisan, to change the course of the state and the nation.
Illinois Policy Institute research finds government unions often spend more on politics than representation, and political giving skews Democrat
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision today in Janus v. AFSCME, confirming that forced union fees are unconstitutional.
In a landmark labor case, the court ruled that forced union fees are unconstitutional. The decision marks the first step toward worker freedom for 5.5 million government employees across the United States – including 370,000 in Illinois.
A Janus victory would end forced fees for government workers nationwide.
As local leaders reach an agreement with the city’s public safety unions, the retirement security of Carbondale’s police and fire workers slides further out of reach.
The Janus case could mean the restoration of government workers’ constitutional right to free speech.
As Kane County officials prepare for union contract negotiations, county taxpayers might soon be bracing for higher property taxes.