We've been hearing for years about something called "Outbound Migration" here in Illinois, which is a fancy way of saying "kissing a state goodbye." Illinois may no longer be the state leading the nation in outbound migration, but we're near the top. Ever think about where you'd move if you left Illinois?
Now might be a good time to ask ourselves if Illinois citizens are getting their money's worth when it comes to our state lawmakers, and when was the last time that any of us saw two pay raises in just over 6 months?
A brand new stadium complex for the Bears in Arlington Heights isn't going to just build, maintain, and operate itself. This project is going to need a lot of Illinois workers to build it, and a lot of people to keep it going.
Illinois State officials (knowing how people can be when it comes to deadlines) are urging Illinois residents to get busy now so that there won't be a giant logjam of Real ID applications this coming May.
The Illinois Secretary of State's Office gave the official "thumbs down" on about 400 different requests for vanity plates last year because the requests were deemed to be offensive... or too hard to read.
Illinois State Rep La Shawn Ford says it's not a move to give Illinoisans another item to add to their parties after marijuana was legalized back in 2020. It's to help those who, Ford says, deserve more tools to deal with mental health issues.