Each year, the first Wednesday in April is designated National Walking Day to encourage the public to get out and get their hearts pumping.  This long-standing health initiative from the American Heart Association (AHA) was created in 2007 to get residents to prioritize physical activity and […]
A new study has named Illinois the least tax-friendly state in the nation, underscoring Senate Republican calls to address the escalating tax burden residents face.  This title was given to Illinois by the finance website MoneyGeek in its latest analysis of how tax-friendly each state is […]
Senate Republicans recently introduced legislation to put an end to expensive charging station mandates that have made it significantly more expensive to provide housing options for homeless veterans.  The 2023 Electric Vehicle Charging Act requires all new affordable housing developments to include EV-capable parking spaces. Organizations […]
A controversial new state law requiring that challenges to state laws and actions can only be filed in Cook or Sangamon counties has come under new scrutiny. Now, the Illinois Supreme Court is being asked to consider whether it is constitutional. House Bill 3062, passed last […]
Two members of Governor JB Pritzker’s Prisoner Review Board (PRB) have resigned after a man released by the board killed an 11-year-old boy and critically wounded the boy’s pregnant mother. Crosetti Brand is accused of stabbing a former girlfriend and killing her son as the boy […]