SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois General Assembly's top ethics officer is again recommending stronger rules to govern lawmakers — including open records about when they recommend a constituent for a job or university admission. Inspector General ... Miami Herald, 2 days ago
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The Illinois General Assembly is considering a bill that would amend the mechanic's lien law by clarifying that an agreement to subordinate a lien under the Mechanic's Lien Act is against public policy and unenforceable. Under current law, any ...The Legal Description, 2 days ago Madigan voting rights referendum question advances Chicago Tribune, 1 week ago Illinois Assembly Adopts Resolution on N. Korea's Human Rights Korea Broadcasting System, 2 weeks ago Illinois Lawmakers Respond to Prohibition's Collateral Damage PressKontakt.se, 3 weeks ago
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The Illinois General Assembly recently passed HB 2317, which, if signed by Governor Quinn, will subject motor vehicle leases of more than one year to Illinois Retailers Occupation (Sales) Tax on each lease payment . This is a significant change in ...JD Supra, 1 month ago Franks Legislation to Halt the Growth of Government Passes Committee Chicago Tribune, 4 weeks ago
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IFB issues working through General Assembly actionState legislators continued to grind through bills as action heated up on the floors in their respective chambers last week.
Fiscal issues and property rights remain high priorities for Illinois Farm Bureau. IFB opposes raising the minimum wage to $10.65 per hour and is working with other opponents, including the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, Illinois Chamber ...Farm Week Now, 2 weeks ago
April 16, 2014 (AP) — Illinois officials say a strip club tax has generated less than 40 percent of the money that was expected when the surcharge was approved. The "pole tax" raised about $380,000 in 2013 — far less than the $1 ...Crains ChicagoBusiness, 3 days ago Illinois tax developments (1st Quarter 2014) Lexology, 2 days ago Illinois needs a fair tax Chicago Tribune, 1 day ago Illinois Tax Developments - A Reed Smith Quarterly Update (1st Quarter 2014) JD Supra, 3 days ago
_ An investigation by the Illinois legislative inspector general into allegations of political pressure at Metra found that House Speaker Michael Madigan did not violate the state's ethics act, Madigan's office said today. Heather Wier Vaught, the ...Chicago Tribune, 1 week ago Illinois legislative watchdog recommends greater transparency Chicago Tribune, 1 day ago Legislative watchdog found no ethics violation, Madigan's office says Chicago Tribune, 1 week ago Legislation to further restrict smoking on college campuses Individual.com, 1 week ago
_ Despite a green light from the Illinois Attorney General, DuPage County officials said Wednesday that they will not issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples before June. Officials with the DuPage County Clerk's Office and the DuPage State's ...Chicago Tribune, 1 month ago
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