With regard to Planned Parenthood's behemoth abortion facility that was built in secrecy near the southern Illinois-Missouri state line, leaders at the Thomas More Society insist they’ve seen this kind of thing before.
Illinois state Sen. Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) is convinced that Planned Parenthood’s secret construction of a so-called mega abortion clinic in southern Illinois is a 'disaster' for the pro-life movement as well as state taxpayers.
The Land of Lincoln is suffering a number of financial woes, fueled in large part by unfunded pension liabilities, but neither Illinois nor any other state should expect a bailout from Uncle Sam, according to a resolution introduced into the senate last summer.
Within three days after FBI and IRS agents raided the home and offices of Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) , agents made early morning raids on three southwest villages in Sandoval’s district.
WFLD Fox 32 Chicago President and General Manager Dennis Welsh did not mince words about the perilous place Illinois’ growing pension crisis has left the state in during a recently aired editorial on the network in which he predicted voters are primed for revolt given anything short of pension reform.
Illinois’ record-setting 2017 income tax hike has done little to slow the state’s rising pension costs, leaving state taxpayers on the hook for nearly $250 billion in unfunded public pension liability.
Dr. Eric M. Wallace announced his run for the state Senate in the 40th District on Monday, setting up a challenge to three-time Democratic incumbent Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) on a message of “rebuilding the moral fabric of our state.”
Illinois taxpayers are on the hook for $3.6 billion in additional spending thanks to a new deal Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed off on with American Federation of State, County and Municipal County Employees (AFSCME) workers late last month.