Leaders Claim Illinois School Funding Deal Reached"Agreement in principle" announced as house & senate caucus negotiators plan Sunday meeting.
Illinois Advances Bill to End Tampon TaxGrayslake Democratic state Sen. Melinda Bush says tampons and other feminine hygiene products are not a luxury but a necessity.
Some Ill. Republicans Won't Cash the Governor's ChecksRepublicans said they felt it was inappropriate while issues were still being debated in Springfield.
Illinois Lawmakers Wrap up Spring SessionLawmakers will begin a summer overtime session as soon as Thursday
Gov. Rauner Donates Cash to GOP LawmakersIllinois' chief executive doles out $400,000 from his own campaign fund
Ill. Moves Closer to Allowing Cameras in Nursing Home RoomsThe measure, which now moves to the Illinois Senate, would allow families to pay for installation of video equipment in residents' rooms.
Illinois' Heroin-Fighting Program Costs $25MBipartisan bill would also address prescription drug abuse
Illinois Lawmakers Will Soon Consider Cameras in Nursing HomesRep. Greg Harris says the Illinois bill would allow nursing home residents and their families to install recording devices in their rooms.
Illinois Lawmakers Pass Rideshare RulesZero-tolerance on drugs & alcohol is part of legislation
Could "Historical Racing" Be Coming To Illinois?State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) proposes it as way to prop up sagging horse racing track revenue.
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.
Troy, Ill. Youth Baker Prompts Legislation Shut down of Chloe Stirling's cupcake business gave lawmakers idea for home-baking regulations