The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to Governor Bruce Rauner in its ruling on the Janus v. AFSCME case. Also, the Gubernatorial race gained more candidates with this week's filings by independent parties. The State Journal-Register's Bernie Schoenburg joins the panel.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on online shopping left two things clear – consumers who buy online will have to pay sales tax on more items, and some states will see more money from those online purchases.
While Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner celebrated the US Supreme Court’s decision in the Janus labor case on Wednesday, his chief opponent on the campaign trail was quick to criticize. J.B. Pritzker took to the podium in Springfield to do just that.
The man at the center of the case of public sector unions and fair share fees is a state employee from Springfield. Mark Janus took his fight to the U.S. Supreme Court and on Wednesday, he was victorious. The decision means non-union members won't have to pay those fees to cover activities like collective bargaining.
Long before he ran for governor, Bruce Rauner was a champion for school choice. That’s the shorthand way of saying he used his considerable clout and cash to support charter schools, most of which don’t welcome teacher unions.
Bloomington Police Chief Clay Wheeler said Tuesday that investigators have no evidence of a connection between the fatal shooting on Orchard Road in the early morning hours of June 10 and two other recent fatal shootings in the Twin Cities.