Illinois’ pension debt grew more in one year than half of states’ entire budgets

Illinois’ pension debt grew more in one year than half of states’ entire budgets By Cole Lauterbach and Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK In one year, Illinois’ pensions added more debt than 25 U.S. states’ entire budgets. The Illinois Department of Insurance released its two-year report on …

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Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois object to Boy Scouts opening up to girls

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois object to Boy Scouts opening up to girls By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Not everyone is on board with the Boy Scouts of America allowing girls to join the organization. An Illinois Girl Scouts leader objects. Fiona Cummings is the CEO of Girl …

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Bill would halt taxpayer-funded abortion

Bill would halt taxpayer-funded abortion By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network Illinois state Rep. Peter Breen speaks on the House floor on May 24, 2017. File image courtesy of BlueRoomStream ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A bill has been filed that would remove the taxpayer funding of elective abortions that was included in a controversial measure …

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