Michael Madigan is planning a fresh vote on his plan to overhaul the public-employee pension system, despite a request by the governor.
Pastor Rodney Francis of the Washington Tabernacle Baptist Church is hosting a toy gun buyback program.
The decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn’s signature.
Councilman Steve Stenger, who originally sponsored the project a year ago, is now leading the charge to send the plan back to the Planning and Zoning Commission.
“After several years of cuts, even though our recommendation from the state board was higher, we are comfortable with at least level funding this year,” said Board of Education member David Fields.
“I’m so excited to get back into work but when I hear the city’s trying to appeal or reconsider the motion to stay me, it kind of took the sail out of my winds”
Former Missouri Senator Jim Talent and the Heritage Foundation’s James Carafano are in town for a screening of “Veteran Nation”
Gov. Nixon pressed his objections to what he called a “risky, untested scheme” that would reduce the state’s income tax rate.
A standing-room-only crowd of around 600 Oakville residents filled St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in late May as residents gathered looking for answers about the proposed project.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Drones hovering overhead, robotic vehicles roaming Olympic venues to search for explosives, high-speed patrol boats sweeping the Black Sea coast – Russian officials say they will be using cutting-edge technology to […]