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Rauner forms panel to study reform of school funding formula

Russell Boniface Jul. 21, 2016, 10:31am

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner recently announced the creation of a bipartisan commission to study the state’s controversial school funding formula.

Appellate panel says County Board within constitutional bounds to empower Inspector General to investigate Berrios

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 9, 2015, 4:05pm

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios, who also serves as chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party, has lost another round in court in his attempt to avoid turning over documents demanded by the county’s Inspector General as part of the IG’s investigation of allegations Berrios’ office improperly granted an assessor’s office employee a special property tax exemption.