Category Archives: State News

Pharmacists rally in Springfield

Pharmacists rally in Springfield

White coats filled the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday afternoon. It was a rally of pharmacists promoting legislation to rein in pharmacy benefit managers.MORE

Teacher shortage continues to plague Illinois

Teacher shortage continues to plague Illinois

A new statewide survey conducted by regional school superintendents finds that the teacher shortage in Illinois schools continues to grow, especially in school districts in the central and southern parts of the state.MORE

Blogs

WJBC Voices: Understanding TIF investments

As we near another local election, understanding what a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district is and its role in economic development seems unclear to many I talk to.

WJBC Voices: JB the CK

Based on the budget, Pritzker ought to change his initials from J.B. (whatever they stand for) to C.K. (Can Kicker).