Lawmakers OK Grace Period for Late License RegistrationIllinois lawmakers have voted to require extra time for motorists to renew license plates if state officials don't notify them.
Rauner, Lawmakers Not Done Yet With Illinois BudgetA six-month spending plan is in place, but lawmakers and Gov. Rauner want to reach a "grand compromise" this fall.
Rauner Extends Medical Marijuana to Add PTSD, Terminal IllnessIllinois' medical marijuana pilot program got its start under former Gov. Pat Quinn and continued under Rauner.
Plans Underway For New I-270 Bridge Over Mississippi RiverThere's no funding in place yet and actual construction is 5-6 years away.
Emanuel Says Chicago Schools Will Open on Time This FallChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool said Thursday the state action ``builds a foundation for cementing a long-term education funding solution.''
Gun Shop Raffles Off AR-15 to Benefit Shooting VictimsShop owner says their intent is not to offend or make a political statement, but to help.
Illinois Lawmakers Pressing Toward Budget DealIllinois Republican senators say lawmakers are nearing an agreement on a six-month budget plan and a full-year's funding for public schools.
Money Donated in Bid to Make Illinois Site National ParkIf named a national park, Cahokia Mounds would become a responsibility of the federal parks system.
Illinois Lawmakers Say Progress Made on Stopgap BudgetSenate Democrats and Republican leaders filed competing plans Tuesday aimed at keeping schools open this fall.
GOP, Democrats Say Progress Made in Illinois Budget TalksThe money for higher education appears to be one area of agreement in the rival proposals introduced Tuesday.
Personal Firework Shows Banned in IllinoisViolating the Illinois Explosives Act can be a felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Illinois Road Projects to Halt in Face of Budget ImpasseState lawmakers' inability to come together on a new budget is having a lasting impact across Illinois.

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