House Panel OKs Federal-Funding Plan Over Rauner's ProtestWhat 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.
Illinois Board of Education Chairman Zeroes In On Third Grade"The one goal is to make sure that every student in the state of Illinois is reading at or above grade level by the time they finish third grade."
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
State Regulators Look To Help Low-Income CustomersPSC opens inquiry to explore options
Ameren Illinois Offers Help With Energy Bills Ameren Illinois make an additional $500,000 available to its neediest central and southern customers to help pay energy bills.
Bullard: Housing Recovery Will Take YearsThe president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis says recovery for the collapse of the housing bubble will take years.
Mo. Medicaid "Spend Down" Under InvestigationThe investigation began because Department of Social Services employees failed to obtain proper documentation of medical bill payments.