The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday not to immediately consider whether voters should get a chance to limit terms for state legislators.
Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday largely approved a 2015 state budget he has criticized as “incomplete” for not extending a temporary income tax increase.
Signature-driven measures calling for term limits for Illinois legislators and a new political redistricting process may not appear on the November ballot.
Gov. Pat Quinn is brushing off proposals by Republican challenger Bruce Rauner that call for ending some corporate tax breaks and “special deals” he claims are unfair to families.
Proposal would make the wage $10 per hour by 2015.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says Illinois voters should have decided whether same-sex marriage should be legal in the state.
Advocates for gay marriage are blasting Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner’s stance on the issue as Illinois’ new law allowing same-sex marriages takes effect statewide.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn tried Monday to persuade House Democrats to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase to avoid what he says would be “savage” budget cuts.
Quinn is seeking re-election and told attendees Monday that he favors fair pay.
A spokeswoman for Quinn is confirming a published report that says the Governor won’t seek a third full term if he wins a second one in November.