Some Mayors tell Trump no on Sanctuary Cities

Mayor tells President Trump to go fly a kite Posted on March 16, 2017 by Special To Personal LibertyViews: 1,795 159 Shares The Center for American Progress (CAP), a Washington, D.C., think tank Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager John Podesta founded, has released a new report that puts the total of sanctuary cities and counties …

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Batinick, Skillicorn file legislation to give Comptroller greater discretion following court ruling on legislator pay

News From State Representative Mark Batinick   For Immediate Release                                                                      Contact: Debbie Kraulidis March 24, 2017                                                                                                         (815) 254-0000   Batinick, Skillicorn file legislation to give Comptroller greater discretion following court ruling on legislator pay   SPRINGFIELD – In response to the recent court ruling authorizing the prioritization of state legislators’ pay over other …

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January jobs growth weak, Illinois labor force in 10-year decline

From Illinois Policy March 2017 Newly released Illinois jobs report points to anemic jobs growth and a contracting labor force. Illinois’ January jobs data showed continued weakness in jobs growth, coupled with a significant one-month increase in the labor force size. However, new multi-year revised data show that Illinois’ job creation has been weak for …

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