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  • Companies threatening to leave IL get $30 million

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — If a business wants a tax break in Illinois, it should probably threaten to move. Lawmakers looking into the state’s tax breaks and incentives are asking why Illinois is spending almost | Read More »

  • Illinois’ race for governor: A populism and proxy war

    Illinois’ race for governor: A populism and proxy war

    The working man in Illinois apparently can’t lose.

  • Latest Obamacare targets: gold diggers and mama’s boys

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Illinois’ Obamacare peddlers are telling people the quickest way to find a date is with an insurance card. The same people responsible for selling Obamacare with action figures via The Onion have released a new study aimed, apparently, | Read More »

  • IL partners with The Onion to push Obamacare

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. Illinois is turning it’s Obamacare sales pitch into a joke. To get more people to sign up for health care, the state is bragging it will spend $150,000 on ads for the satirical news | Read More »

  • In Illinois, shoot first, enroll in Obamacare later

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In two weeks, nearly 22,000 Illinois residents have applied online for a permit to carry a gun, according to the State Police. About 61,000 have selected an insurance plan through the state’s Obamacare | Read More »

  • Do you have what it takes to peddle Obamacare?

    Do you have what it takes to peddle Obamacare?

    States spending millions on marketing teams to pitch Obamacare

  • Illinois rewarded for misspending only $52 million on food stamps

    Illinois rewarded for misspending only $52 million on food stamps

    Even a slight error costs taxpayers millions.