Gov. Bruce Rauner won a victory over a Democratic majority Wednesday when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of legislation designed to prevent a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.
Nixon’s Administration Commissioner says he doesn’t know if the state can be sued for not funding the bond payments.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill sent letters to Missouri Representatives Bill Kidd and Nick King on Tuesday, following reports that the legislators were considering instituting a dress code for interns as part of a response to allegations of sexual harassment against interns.
Imploring them to “let me do my job,” Gov. Bruce Rauner asked Illinois lawmakers Tuesday not to undo his veto of a measure authorizing an unelected arbitrator to decide a potential labor-negotiation stalemate.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making Illinois among the first states to establish a comprehensive plan addressing police procedures including body cameras.
What began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.
Potentially life-saving drugs which are still in the testing phase will now be made available to certain patients in Illinois.
The Wall Street Journal reports that other than a few successful bills on body cameras for police officers, most other measures have failed or stalled amid opposition from police unions and prosecutors.
Illinois elementary, middle and high school students that suffer concussions, now need a doctor’s permission before returning to school.