Rauner Eliminates Illinois Job Tied to Patronage HiringGov. Bruce Rauner has eliminated a state Transportation Department position that he says was central to a patronage hiring scandal.
Rauner Fires 29 From Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsHe calls it the end of an IDOT political scandal stretching back more than a decade.
Illinois Schools Back Rauner's Plan to Undo School MandatesThe plan is to eliminate state mandates that they say sometimes forces them to lay off reading instructors.
Schnucks Announces 52 Layoffs at Corporate HeadquartersA spokesman confirms 52 layoffs happened this week, and eight open positions will not be filled.
Illinois Congressman Bost Says Granite City Steel Will Come BackCEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.
Job Cuts to Cost Motorola Tax Credits700 jobs were eliminated at Motorola Mobility's operations in Illinois.
Vi-Jon Inc. Layoffs EmployeesThe Company was formerly run by Republican U.S. Senate candidate John Brunner.
Alton Mayor Lays Off 3 Firefighters Alton Mayor blames the layoffs on his city's poor financial condition.