Illinois lawmakers betray their ignorance of the needs and opinions of taxpayers when they pass huge tax increases as a way out of the ongoing budget impasse, a policy expert said on a radio program recently.
The Whiteside County Airport Board twice violated the Open Meetings Act (OMA) in 2016, according to an email from the Illinois attorney general that the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) posted on their website recently.
Seniors can enjoy free health screenings and nutritional suggestions and learn how to take advantage of utility savings at a seminar on Tuesday, June 27, being hosted by Rep. Tony McCombie (R-Savanna) and Sen. Neil Anderson (R-Rock Island).
While frustrated that a special session became necessary, Sen. Neil Anderson (R-Andalusia) applauded Gov. Bruce Rauner for calling lawmakers back to Springfield to end the state’s budget impasse, according to a press release.
The General Assembly needs to pass a balanced budget but also must address other underlying issues to prevent the last three years from every recurring, Rep. Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) argued on his website recently.