Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights on Ballot Tuesday
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network
Advocates of a Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights say they aren’t looking for any new rights.
The rights of victims to be heard in court, to be notified of progress in the court case involving the suspect, and to be notified when an imp…
How Do You Vote for Judges? The ISBA Has Some Help
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network
How do you know how to vote for judges?  The Illinois State Bar Association has some help.
The lawyers’ group polls lawyers and asks about those running for circuit court, and does an in-depth analysis – including an in-person interview – of those running for App…
Group Files Appeal In Term Limits Decision
CHICAGO (AP) — A group pushing for lawmaker term limits has filed a court appeal to get their question on November's ballot.
The Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits filed a motion Tuesday with Illinois' First District Appellate Court asking it to reverse a June Cook Count…
Minimum Wage Question To Appear On November Ballot
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network
Illinois voters will see a question on the ballot in November on whether to raise the minimum wage.
The question is whether the minimum wage should be $10 an hour for workers age 18 and older, starting in 2015...