The Illinois State Board of Elections slapped a $5,000 fine on Auditor General Frank Mautino's campaign committee on Monday for failing to comply with board order to update financial disclosure reports filed in 2014 and 2015.
The rationale behind tax increment financing (TIF) districts might have been a good one once, but it's time to see them for what they've become and do something about it, Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) argues
The old guard is fighting tooth and nail — literally, in the latter case — to hold onto the old ways of high property taxes and redundant and bloated township government, a newly elected McHenry Township trustee said on a recent radio talk show.
McHenry County is among 24 Illinois counties that don't have enough voting-age residents to match their number of registered voters, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates cited by Judicial Watch, which sent Illinois a notice-of-violation letter recently.
A state budget plan that would threaten to hit legislators in their own pocketbooks is gaining early traction in the General Assembly, including being hailed as a solid solution by state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee).
The bipartisan effort to rein in the federal government practice of seizing funds without charging taxpayers with a crime continues this week, with U.S. Reps. Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Joseph Crowley (D-NY) leading the charge.
Republican Thomas R Schober's election campaign committee, Algonquin Township Republican Party, spent $4,128 in the first quarter, according to committee expenditure records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).