Opponents said it was a breach of both confidentiality and competitiveness.
The proposal to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples will get a committee hearing but there aren’t currently enough votes to pass it on the floor.
The Senate will be in session three days, Wednesday through Friday, and the House for three days, next Sunday through Tuesday (Jan. 6-8).
Lawmakers could consider legislation on driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants, pensions and gay marriage.
A plan to cut government pensions and shift some retirement costs to schools has cleared its first hurdle in the Illinois Legislature.
House members to take another crack at passing tax relief package
Officials tinkered with the budget to come up with extra money which Quinn can use to run seven state facilities he had planned on closing.
CHICAGO (AP) Illinois lawmakers are hustling to close loopholes in government pension plans to prevent abuses. They’ve already passed laws changing retirement provisions for future employees. But so far this fall, they’ve been almost silent […]
The Senate voted 37-20 for legislation that would tweak a plan to let power companies raise rates.
Disagreements remain over how to fund payments.