Governor will ask the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to the protests in Ferguson.
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The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday not to immediately consider whether voters should get a chance to limit terms for state legislators.
The Illinois Public Health Institute believes that eliminating sugary drinks from the food stamp program would help obesity rates. But a recent report shows that is false.
The Senate bill passed with only two Senators opposing the measure. The House bill passed unanimously.
At the special session, Nixon is expected to ask the General Assembly to pass legislation granting Boeing up to $150 million in incentives.
A union leader calls it the “wrong medicine” and suggests it won’t matter.
House committee members investigating failed Mamtek project approved a bill placing greater due diligence standards on officials investigating future economic development projects.
Future state spending would be capped under a measure passed by the House Budget Committee Wednesday.
Tax incentives among issues still unresolved on last day of session.