Stop Illinois Politicians from turning Illinois into a ‘Sanctuary State

Steve Balich Editor Note: I don’t get what the Governor, Senate, and House is thinking!  The illegal immigration is a huge issue costing an over taxed citizenship more and more money in education, healthcare, food stamps, prisons, police, and on and on. The State is broke and is most likely going to stop receiving any …

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GOP lawmakers say the time to deal with TIFs in school funding formula is now

GOP lawmakers say the time to deal with TIFs in school funding formula is now By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Tax Increment Finance (TIF) districts in Illinois hide property wealth from the state in the areas where they exist. TIFs affect the formula for how much money the …

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Senate overrides Gov. Rauner’s veto of school funding reform legislation; House up next

Senate overrides Gov. Rauner’s veto of school funding reform legislation; House up next By Dan McCaleb and Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Aug 13, 2017 Updated Aug 13, 2017  (1) Illinois Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady speaks on the Senate floor on August 13, 2017. File image courtesy of BlueRoomStream    Editors Note: Sam McCann, R-Plainview, was the …

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