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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Rauner Wins Labor Fight; Illinois House Fails Override

Gov. Bruce Rauner won a victory over a Democratic majority Wednesday when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of legislation designed to prevent a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.

09/02/2015

Money Roll

Rauner Praises House Vote to Block Lawmaker Pay Raise

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s budget stalemate. The 110-1 vote would still […]

07/28/2015

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago)

Ill. House To Keep On Working

Speaker Michael Madigan says lawmakers to be in “continuous session” past Sunday.

05/31/2015

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Multiple DUI Offenders Could Have Another Chance at Driving

Some lawmakers say there are some drivers who should have driving privileges.

05/20/2015

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Ill. Moves Closer to Allowing Cameras in Nursing Home Rooms

The measure, which now moves to the Illinois Senate, would allow families to pay for installation of video equipment in residents’ rooms.

04/22/2015

Illinois House of Representatives (KMOX file photo)

Mike Bost Says TV Ad Using Rant Isn’t Hurting Campaign – It May Be Helping

Illinois Congressional candidate Mike Bost’s oposition is using his rant on the Illinois House floor in their TV ad, but is it hindering or helping Bost?

09/23/2014

Springfield, IL

Illinois Supreme Court Won’t Hear Term Limits Appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday not to immediately consider whether voters should get a chance to limit terms for state legislators.

07/18/2014

AUSTIN, TX - APRIL 10:  (L-R) LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) arrive in the Great Hall at the LBJ Presidential Library on the third day of the Civil Rights Summit April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas. The summit marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Civil Rights Act legislation. (Photo: Ricardo Brazziell-Pool/Getty Images)

House Panel OKs $100M Lure for Obama Library

Illinois House committee is endorsing a speaker’s plan to offer a $100 million incentive for Barack Obama’s presidential library to Illinois.

04/30/2014

Il Capitol

Ill. Same-Sex Marriage Vote Could Come This Week

“A lot of people in the LGBT community, we’re Christians,” says organizer Scott Cross. “We’re people of faith. We’re your neighbors, your friends, sons, daughters, and families.”

11/05/2013

Il Capitol

Clergy Letter Asks Ill. House to OK Gay Marriage

The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill.

11/04/2013

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