Worlds Collide During Annual Midwest US-Japan Association ConferenceMidwestern governors and Japanese government officials are meeting for the 48th annual Midwest US-Japan Association Conference.
With Backing of Wealthy Governor, Illinois GOP Spending BigFor the first time in recent history, Illinois Republicans are vastly outspending Democrats in fall legislative races.
Illinois Turns to Private Donors to Fix FairgroundsGov. Bruce Rauner put together a foundation last month to tap outside contributors for badly needed repairs to the state's fairgrounds.
Gov. Rauner Talks Gerrymandering in EdwardsvilleIllinois' chief executive officer wants lawmakers to approve ballot question for legislative redistricting
Rauner Fires 29 from Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsGov. Bruce Rauner fired 29 IDOT employees who were among hundreds improperly hired based on political connections.
Report: Illinois' Unpaid Bills Could Reach $14B Next YearThe temporary budget agreement between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats who run the Legislature adds to the state's fiscal problems.
Addiction Services Featured in Illinois Medicaid ProposalAddiction treatment and support for long-term recovery are included in a restructured proposal of Illinois' Medicaid program.
Decatur Woman Can Petition to Become Nurse Under New LawThe new measure allows anyone convicted of a forcible felony to petition for a health care worker license.
Prices Up, Choices Down on Illinois Health Insurance MarketSt. Clair, Madison and Monroe County customers will have only one insurance choice next year.
Illinois Latest State to Expand Domestic Workers' RightsIllinois marks the first Midwest state to get laws protecting domestic workers rights.
Motorcyclists Get New Kicks on Illinois Route 66Governor Rauner signs bill to create new license plate for bikers
New Illinois Law Helps Police Adopt K-9 PartnersGovernor Rauner signs bill on "First Responders Day" at Illinois State Fair