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.
Kirk said if people want to fire their elected officials, they can vote them out of office.
Illinois voters will consider a constitutional amendment this fall aimed at scuttling attempts at voter suppression after Senate action Thursday.
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.
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.
Two prominent corporations headquartered in Indiana are speaking against the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions.
The Indiana State House of Representatives has approved a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions.
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.