What’s Happening in Illinois

State lawmakers have passed and Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed into law significant progressive reforms

Teresa Albano

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Illinois Speaker of the House Emanuel “Chris” Welch talks with state Representative Debbie Meyers-Martin, a fellow Democrat, on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield on February 10, 2021. (Photo via The Progressive)

Illinois made national headlines this year, and not for corruption or another governor going to prison. (Since the 1960s, four former Illinois governors, three Democrats and one Republican, have been incarcerated.) Instead, the headlines

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Teresa Albano

Writers interpret the world in various ways, the point is to change it.