Judy Baar Topinka
SPRINGFIELD | Republicans took over the Illinois State Fairgrounds Thursday saying 2014 will be the year they break a decade-long Democratic stranglehold on power in state government.
The sleepy race to become Illinois' next comptroller received a jolt last week when a video surfaced showing incumbent Judy Baar Topinka talking with Gov. Pat Quinn about her son.
It was supposed to be the Illinois Senate’s time to bask in the spotlight.
CHICAGO | Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka estimated Friday there will be a $1 billion impact on the state budget if Congress and President Barack Obama don't strike a deal before the deadline to stop the scheduled federal spending cuts and tax increases.
SPRINGFIELD | After several quiet weeks, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Thursday fired another salvo in his border war against Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
SPRINGFIELD | The income tax hike may be the talk of the state, but lame-duck lawmakers who voted for the increase believe the time for talk had ended and action needed to be taken.
SPRINGFIELD | The state's stack of unpaid bills will soon double despite an income tax increase, according to state Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
SPRINGFIELD | On her third day in office, new Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka strongly criticized the 66 percent personal income tax increase signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois government is no longer an all-Democrat show.
SPRINGFIELD | With the election now over and Democrats still in control of state government, it's almost time for lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn to get back to business.
SPRINGFIELD | Higher prices at the pump won't necessarily produce a significant influx of tax revenue for the cash-strapped state, a new report notes.
SPRINGFIELD | Democrats will control most of the process to craft a state budget next year. But the only two Republicans to win a statewide office last week say they will have their say as well.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Gov. Pat Quinn may have been elected to a full term as governor, but if results hold, he only managed to win a majority of voters in three out of Illinois' 102 counties.
SPRINGFIELD | After months of intense campaigning and millions of dollars spent trying to win votes, state government appeared to be awfully familiar after the ballots were counted.
SPRINGFIELD | Time is ticking down for Illinoisans to make up their minds.
SPRINGFIELD | Democrat Alexi Giannoulias' bid to become Illinois' junior U.S. senator has triggered a spirited and potentially expensive battle for his current job as state treasurer.
SPRINGFIELD | The Democratic candidate for state comptroller says he wants to shine more light on an economic development tool he says may be diverting tax dollars from more important programs.
Follow The Times
Our goal is to make your car buying experience the best possib…
Cold Weather is on the way. Protect your home & Save $$ on heating bills. Buy One Window Get 1 FREE. Call Cecil @ Midwest Remodeling Windows & Doors Today 219-465-8101 Now!!
We are a local established general contractor
Click here to see current specials!
Anyone can order an instrument online - you can shop with the experts! Stop into Puzon's Musical Instruments today!
Puzon's Musical Instruments has a simple goal, to offer qualit…
Teaching Children to step up the ladder of success ~ Call A Step Up Career Academy today for more information about their child care services!
We promote and encourage children to make career choices of th…
Does political infighting hamper economic development in NWI?