Constitutional Amendment

Ballots

Judge Tosses Term Limits Measure, Rauner Plans Appeal

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said he plans to appeal a Cook County judge’s ruling that tosses out a ballot initiative seeking to impose term limits on state lawmakers.

06/27/2014

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Kirk Opposes Rauner Push For Term Limits

Kirk said if people want to fire their elected officials, they can vote them out of office.

04/24/2014

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Amendment Protecting Ill. Voters To Go On Ballot

Illinois voters will consider a constitutional amendment this fall aimed at scuttling attempts at voter suppression after Senate action Thursday.

04/11/2014

Illinois House Floor

Madigan’s Plan To Add Tax On Millionaires Advances In House

The day after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn called for making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent, a proposal to impose an additional tax on millionaires was sent to the House floor Thursday.

03/27/2014

Illinois State Senate

Illinois Senate OKs Treasurer-Comptroller Merger

Illinois senators have signed off on a proposal to allow voters to decide if the state should combine the two offices that handle state finances.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Same Sex Marriage

Indiana Companies Protest Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment

Two prominent corporations headquartered in Indiana are speaking against the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2011

Same Sex Marriage

Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Advances In Indiana

The Indiana State House of Representatives has approved a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2011

Illinois General Assembly

Pension Reform May Make 2012 Ballot

A resolution that is supposed to save taxpayer money may be put into a constitutional amendment on the 2012 ballot, now that it has passed a committee in the Illinois House.

WBBM Newsradio–01/05/2011