Illinois Lawmakers Say Progress Made on Stopgap BudgetSenate Democrats and Republican leaders filed competing plans Tuesday aimed at keeping schools open this fall.
GOP, Democrats Say Progress Made in Illinois Budget TalksThe money for higher education appears to be one area of agreement in the rival proposals introduced Tuesday.
Sanders Campaign Influences Democratic Party Policy DraftDocument approved Saturday during party session in St. Louis
DNC Committee Meets in St. LouisPanel rejects party platform proposal opposing TPP trade deal
Congressman Lacy Clay Takes Part in House Floor Sit-InCongressional Democrats stage a sit-in on the House floor, refusing to leave until they secure a vote on gun control measures.
Illinois Legislative Session Ends Without a Budget, AgainThe budget stalemate will drag on as Democrats refuse to give in to Rauner's demands, and he isn't backing down, either.
Illinois Poised to Enter a 2nd Year Without a BudgetThe Senate is expected to consider a $40 billion budget on Tuesday that the House already passed.
Ill. Senate Sends Two More School-Funding Revamps to HouseThe array of ideas for making Illinois public-school funding fairer grew more complex Friday with two more plans sent to the House by Senate Democrats with three days remaining in the spring session.
Illinois Dems, GOP Back Talking Day After Shouting, BooingNegotiations remain tenuous and lawmakers conclude their spring session Tuesday.
Voter ID Requirement Advancing in Missouri SenateThe measures still need a final vote before going back to the House.
Missouri Panel to Hear Input on Religious-Objections MeasureThe hearing is the first since Senate Democrats staged a failed filibuster against the legislation for 37 hours.
Democrats Oppose Abortion Notification BillThe current law requires one parent to approve of an abortion in writing.