CHICAGO — State election officials are expected to consider certification of a proposed ballot measure that would ask Illinois voters if an independent commission should draw Illinois' political boundaries.The Illinois State Board of Elections is scheduled to take up the proposal MondayMORE >
CHICAGO — A state law signed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has elevated civics to required course for high school graduation, marking the first time the state has enforced such a requirement in a decade.Under the new law, public schools are now required to offer two years of socialMORE >
Illinois high school students will soon be required to take a comprehensive civics course thanks to a bill recently signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
HB4025 was co-sponsored by Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, and MORE >