Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that substantially reduces startup, annual filing and other fees for limited liability companies (LLCs), the organizational structure preferred by many of Illinois’ 1.2 million small businesses. The new law will encourage more businesses to form in Illinois rather than... Read More.
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking volunteer committee members to advise the agency on recreation fee changes at national forest sites throughout the northeastern United States. Vacancies exist for four current positions and four “back-up” replacement positions on the Eastern Region Recreation Resource Advisory... Read More.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to hear a case that could free government workers from being forced to pay union dues or fees as a condition of employment. Forcing government... Read More.
An Illinois lawsuit challenging mandatory union fees paid by government workers could soon make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court as a result of an appellate court ruling issued this afternoon. The plaintiffs in the case, Janus v. AFSCME, are two employees of Illinois... Read More.
The Grayville City Council met Monday night for their second meeting in February, and tackled two items tabled earlier in the month. A proposal by Commissioner David Jordan to raise fees at the cemeteries was approved unanimously. After some research, Jordan proposed increases across the... Read More.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. The waiver covers fees... Read More.