The legislation now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn, who supports an increase.
An Illinois House committee has rejected a proposed tax on sweetened drinks that supporters say would help fight obesity.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal released tips on Friday for those hoping to get outside and grill or go on camping trips.
Madigan says collecting a 3 percent surcharge on income greater than $1 million would pump an extra $550 per pupil into the state education fund.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn tried Monday to persuade House Democrats to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase to avoid what he says would be “savage” budget cuts.
Illinois powerful House speaker says a vote on Democrats’ 2015 budget, will help to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase.
Some Illinois colleges are asking students to, please, avoid the temptation to take a selfie on graduation day.
The Illinois Department of Public Health says this year’s total is already the highest since 2008 when 91 cases were reported.
Missouri and Illinois have both exceeded the predicted totals for enrollment in the expanded Medicaid coverage.
On June 1, same sex marriages will be legal in the state of Illinois, but one church has already been officiating marriages for at least 10 years,