Illinois politics

Ex Football Star Running For Senate In IllinoisNapoleon Harris most recently has been serving as state senator
Ill. House To Keep On WorkingSpeaker Michael Madigan says lawmakers to be in "continuous session" past Sunday.
Illinois Lawmakers OK Heroin Abuse BillGov. Rauner's spokeswoman wouldn't say if he'll sign it
Durbin "Stunned" By Hastert IndictmentU.S. Senator from Illinois reacts to scandal involving former House Speaker from Illinois
Ex-House Speaker Hastert IndictedIllinois Republican is accused of avoiding bank rules to pay hush money.
Illinois Schools Still Fattening PensionsChicago Tribune analysis says state law hasn't been a deterrent
Gov. Rauner Donates Cash to GOP LawmakersIllinois' chief executive doles out $400,000 from his own campaign fund
Tobacco QuitLine, SIDS Prevention Funds Cut in Ill.Gov. Rauner takes away $4.5 million in an effort to plug state budget hole.
Wood River, Ill. Mayor DiesFred Ufert had emergency heart surgery earlier in the week.
Downstate Illinois Congressman ResignsRepublican Aaron Schock of Peoria says constant questions about spending make it too difficult to continue serving.
Illinois Bill Pardons Underage Drinkers Who Call 911Roughly two dozen other states have passed laws like this
Budget Cuts Could Harm SIUE Pharmacy SchoolUniversity presidents criticize Gov. Rauner's fiscal belt-tightening
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