Will County to move on Capital Projects

    April 17,2015 The last 2 years  capital projects were discussed over and over. I heard costly consultants, and studies and listened to continued discussion on what the County could do to remedy the situation which gets worse the longer it is talked about without action. The Republicans took control of the Board in […]

IRS Spends 500,000 Hours Per Year on Union Activities

 Gage Skidmore photo credit Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam is pushing for greater accountability and oversight in the IRS. IRS employees waste over 500,000 hours each year on “union activities” said House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) on Wednesday. As Roskam points out, this squandered an estimated $23.5 million in […]

HB 303: Bringing More Sunshine to Illinois

By MaryAnn McCabe, Illinois Opportunity Project Government Relations Specialist   On the heels of National Sunshine Week — an annual celebration of open government and the 1966 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) — I have just one thing I want to make clear:   As taxpayers, you have no right to see the taxpayer-funded severance package […]

Legislators ask Rauner to pony up pension details

Mark Fitton     |     April 14, 2015     |    From Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — Two Democratic legislators considered pension experts among their peers say Gov. Bruce Rauner needs to get his pension proposal into a bill very soon. State Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Evanston, and state Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, also say Rauner’s pension proposal needs a thorough vetting […]

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