“If Equifax violated our municipal code, fines can range from $2,000 a day to $10,000 a day for every day the offense was in existence,” Ed Burke said
Lisa Madigan’s decision not to run again may have had a lot to do with her father, the speaker of the House.
If no challenges are filed within two weeks, Camelot Illinois stands to win the 10-year, $2.2 billion contract to run the Illinois Lottery.
Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday signed a landmark measure that will reshape the way the state funds public education.
A Sneed source says Diana Rauner and Shirley Madigan have genuine mutual affection.
“We oppose any effort to create private school vouchers in Illinois,” chairman Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) said Friday morning.
The governor said he suspects Madigan will pressure Republicans in the House to override his veto, using tactics from last month’s budget stalemate.
Lawmakers are not expected to uphold the changes the governor made with his amendatory veto, but he is pushing for them to just that.
“Given our ethics laws and for your own good, I have to warn you not to email on permitting or zoning issues,” the mayor told one correspondent.
The influential head of Chicago’s Catholic Archdiocese met with Gov. Bruce Rauner about trying to get a tax benefit for contributions to scholarships.
Sneed hears rumbles Cardinal Blase Cupich is quietly testing the waters to raise money to repair the cardinal’s mansion.
Illinois legislators adjourned a second day of a special session on school funding after just minutes.
“It’s because of the mental state of the governor. It’s been the fact, as I said, he’s really had a bad month,” Cullerton told reporters.
Before Gov. Bruce Rauner’s press conference, Senate President John Cullerton issued a news release urging Rauner to meet with legislative leaders.
Gov. Rauner gave Democrats a deadline to send him a school funding bill — threatening to call a special session if it’s not on his desk by Monday.