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…
'Marsy's Law' Proponents Explain Ballot Question [AUDIO]
When hitting the polling place in November, Illinois voters will find a number of questions at the end of the ballot. There are, of course, non-binding initiatives on birth control and the minimum wage but there also will be at least one question that could make a big difference...
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...