If you saw a campaign commercial warning that a candidate for Illinois state representative planned to use that position to dismantle the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal, the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Great Wall of China, would you be motivated to vote against that person?
A new documentary about Illinois' long-serving Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan is in the midst of several scheduled showings on local TV, a prelude to what its conservative backers say will be even broader distribution in the final weeks before the general election.
Policy holders who bought from an insurance co-op in Illinois remain upset and confused about the future of their care more than a month after the debt-laden company was ordered to close by insurance regulators.
Manufacturing workers in Illinois suffered yet another blow this week when a major machinery manufacturer announced the layoffs of hundreds of workers in Illinois, an associate for a Chicago-based conservative think tank said in a recent article.
While whispers of "strike" continue to be heard among the membership of the state's largest public sector union, the on-and-off negotiations with the governor reveal the power of that union, the president of a nonpartisan public-interest litigation center said.
Despite a federal criminal investigation underway and state lawmakers continually calling on Illinois's embattled Auditor General Frank Mautino to answer questions about prior campaign expenditures, the only person who has filed a complaint said he feels all alone.