Articles Tagged 'Illinois'
Second Amendment ‘sanctuary county’ movement expands as organizers take aim at new gun laws
It was no accident Effingham County’s resolution to protect the rights of gun owners stole an important word from the very people the resolution was… READ MORE
Rahm ‘would welcome’ migrants Trump considers releasing to sanctuary cities
President Donald Trump says he’s “giving strong considerations” to placing “Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary Cities only.”
He tweeted that on Friday hours after the White… READ MORE
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says ‘no friend gets left on the field,’ but checks didn’t pay off for all those he tried helping
On his way out the door, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has tried to take care of the aldermen who were loyal to him, cutting hundreds of… READ MORE
Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveils graduated state income tax plan he says would give break to taxpayers earning less than $250,000
Less than two months after taking office, Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker embarked on a new and potentially bruising political campaign Thursday by seeking to win… READ MORE
Ill Gov touts legal marijuana
With pro-marijuana J.B. Pritzker now in the Illinois governor’s mansion, all eyes are on his plan to legalize cannabis for recreational use. But even if… READ MORE
Nazis and anti-Semites slip through GOP primaries, causing headaches for party
Arthur Jones is an avowed member of the American Nazi Party, a Holocaust denier and a sympathizer of the Ku Klux Klan.
He also is… READ MORE
Federal lawsuit filed to block Obama library construction
Activists filed a federal lawsuit Monday to block construction of the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s historic public parklands.
Protect Our Parks Inc. accused organizers… READ MORE
Gov. Rauner drinks chocolate milk to demonstrate his commitment to diversity
In an awkward onstage appearance this week, Gov. Bruce Rauner drank a glass of chocolate milk to demonstrate his belief in diversity.
“It’s really, really… READ MORE
ILL Gov Rauner must talk to Trump about construction program, lawmaker says
Republican state Rep. David McSweeney on Monday said Gov. Bruce Rauner and the state’s top Democrats are going to have to do something they don’t… READ MORE
Judge rejects transgender student’s demand to change in girls’ locker room
An Illinois judge denied a transgender student’s request Thursday to change clothes with female students in the girls’ locker room at a public high school.… READ MORE