Bloodbath! Chicago Schools Fire 1,400 Workers To Fund Extravagant Pensions

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff

Rahm ‘blindsides’ teachers union with abrupt layoffs

Aaron Schock's Seat To Be Decided In July Special Election

Politics | Kerry Picket
Voting booth
'Senator LaHood rarely steps out publicly'

Rauner Has A Week If He Hopes To End Forced Unionization

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
GOP IL Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner Votes In Primary Election

‘If anything, we’ve waited too long’

Business Group Asks Illinois Gov For MORE Taxes

Business | Peter Fricke
Republican Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs-up after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Saying it is ‘unrealistic’ to balance budget solely with spending cuts, Civic Federation urges Rauner to raise taxes

Rauner Offers Solutions To Improve Chicago

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Republican Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs-up after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

‘We dont have the money to simply bail out Chicago’

Gun Ban Upheld, Federal Appellate Court Uses “Feelings” To Justify It

Gun Laws & Legislation | NRA ILA
screenshot of required Illinois sticker found by way of Village of Oak Park IL

People Feel Safer With Gun Bans!

Mom Turns In Her Own Son After Seeing These Pictures

Daily Caller News Foundation | Casey Harper
Surveillance footage from the time of the incident (Screenshot: Surveillance Footage, ABC 7)

Kids these days

Illinois Police Allegedly Strip, Photograph Crash Victim

US | Robert Pursell
Sales Skyrocket For Crown Victoria, As Ford Prepares To Phase Out Model

‘This was a young lady that just died and was treated with less dignity than a deer carcass’

NANNY STATE: Illinois Lawmakers Vote To Ban Baby Crib Bumpers

US | Eric Owens
Baby Crib Bumper

A new thing comes closer to outlaw status ‘to protect our infants’

Illinois Flirts With Losing Federal Funding In Order To Trample On Conscience

Opinion | Daniel McConchie
Illinois Pensions.JPEG

A tall price to pay just to ensure women hear about abortion from the first doctor they encounter after pregnancy.

Democrats Warn Rauner Pension Overhaul Will Hurt Illinois

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
GOP IL Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner Votes In Primary Election

‘We must take these steps to prevent decisions that could make our pension problem much worse’

Illinois Workers Sue Over Forced Union Dues

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Rauner and his wife Diana greet a supporter during a campaign stop in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnshire

‘The legal action being filed today argues that state workers have a First Amendment right not to pay for speech they disagree’

Union Lobbyist Who Substitute Taught For ONE DAY Is Suing For $36,000 Annual Pension

US | Chuck Ross
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (Getty Images)

Based on law signed by disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Illinois Democrats Warn Rauner Is Trying To Eliminate Unions

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Republican Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs-up after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

‘We ought to be talking more about the budget’

Gov Rauner Must Face Attorney General In 'Fair Share' Fight

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Attorney General for the State of Illinois Madigan testifies before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on recent Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches in Washington

‘As attorney general, it is my job to represent the state and defend our laws when their constitutionality is challenged in court’

Illinois Gov Forgot To Mention Unions In His Speech For One BIG Reason

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Republican candidate for governor of Illinois Rauner prepares to speak at a public forum at the University of Chicago

‘This budget is honest with the people of Illinois, and it presents an honest path forward’

The Battle Over Illinois Unions Just Went National

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Republican candidate for governor of Illinois Rauner prepares to speak at a public forum at the University of Chicago

‘These anti-union forces will stop at nothing to destroy unions and the protections for workers’

Conservative Org Rushes To Back Up Illinois Governor In Battle With Govt Unions

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Republican Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs-up after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Newly elected governor makes government unions center of agenda

SHOTS FIRED: Illinois' New Gov. Deals Devastating Blow To Unions

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf

By executive order

Illinois Gov. Attacks Unions In First State Address

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Republican Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs-up after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

‘Empowerment means giving local government employees the ability to decide for themselves whether they want to join a union’