If you have a college student, you are probably preparing for the FAFSA application process to open on Oct. 1. Filing the important documents online can be a great learning experience for young people heading off to college.
The SAFE-T Act and Pretrial Fairness Act have been a hot topic for several weeks after a meme went viral sharing misinformation about the end of cash bail on January 1. While many have heard from lawmakers debating the changes to the bail system, you likely haven’t heard from survivors of violence.
State lawmakers grilled officials from the Illinois Department of Corrections Wednesday over weaknesses found in the department’s lack of financial reporting, including how taxpayer money was used within prisons.
Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) is a former Massac County State’s Attorney trying to work on a better solution for prosecutors and judges taking on more responsibility after the start of the new year.
Two months have passed since seven people were killed and dozens more were injured during a shooting at a Highland Park parade, and it seems less likely that Illinois lawmakers will hold a special session this fall to address assault weapons.
The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police and Chicago FOP lodge officially endorsed Sen. Darren Bailey for governor Monday. Both organizations also announced their backing of Tom DeVore for Attorney General.
Manufacturing supports 1.7 million jobs and helps generate up to $611 billion dollars annually for Illinois. That’s according to a new economic impact study for the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association.