Ill. Governor Explains Using Millions of His Money to Support Republican PartyIL. General Assembly To Negotiate After Election
Gov. Rauner Talks Gerrymandering in EdwardsvilleIllinois' chief executive officer wants lawmakers to approve ballot question for legislative redistricting
Illinois Lawmaker Resigns, Citing Cyber Security ProblemsRep. Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove) was House GOP floor leader
Illinois Lawmakers Approve Higher-Ed FundsMetro East lawmakers applaud the effort to keep colleges and universities running amidst budget stalemate.
President Obama Plans Speech in Springfield, Ill.Gov. Rauner says he'll welcome February 10 visit to state capitol.
Sponsor of "Granny Cam" Bill: "It's About the Vulnerable""I hope he doesn't veto it, because this bill is about protecting frail and vulnerable seniors," - Illinois Rep. Greg Harris
Wash U. Law Student Joins Illinois LegislatureState Rep. Avery Bourne (R-Pawnee) may be youngest ever to serve in Springfield
Durbin Says He’s Against 'Right to Work' Laws and Doesn’t Want Them in IllinoisDurbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”
Illinois Lawmakers Pass $1B Capital Bill, Adjourn SessionLegislative leaders headed home with several looming issues unaddressed a byproduct, members said, of the upcoming November election.
Illinois Republicans Agree: No Extension on Income Tax HikeThe hike is due to expire at the end of next year. Without it, the state will lose about $5 billion in revenue each year.
Illinois Governor Signs Pension Overhaul Into LawThe overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.
Clergy Letter Asks Ill. House to OK Gay MarriageThe Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill.