Today's focus is the Biometric Information Privacy Act, but keep it in mind any time you hear about the General Assembly writing laws: is there a penalty for violating that law, and if so, what purpose does the penalty serve?
Republican Dennis Reboletti is trying something different in a state legislative race: Stake out a “moderate” position on abortion in a party that completely rejects that stance and in a race against a solidly pro-choice Democrat.
EOI: Gov. JB Pritzker, joined with lawmakers and Google Public Sector executives at the tech giant’s Chicago office, according to Capitol News Illinois, announcing plans for a summer launch of BEACON, a “centralized portal for children’s mental health care.”
For years, enrollment in Illinois’ public schools has been on the decline, but the number of English Learners (ELs) – students in PreK through 12th grade who require additional programming to develop academic English enabling their full participation in school – is on the rise.