Illinois Governor Vetoes Prison Room and Board LawsuitThey proposed the legislation saying the practice is unfair, overly punitive and Illinois collects less from the lawsuits than it costs to pursue them.
Maryland Heights Development Timeline Has Been ExtendedCity officials say the half-dozen developers who have submitted plans to transform the 1,800 acre Lake District site asked for more time so that the city can develop a storm water management plan.
Advocates Urge Illinoisans to Comment on Health Plan RatesIllinois insurers want higher premiums for next year because they have taken significant financial losses under the health law.
Federal Aid Covers Meal Plans For All U-City StudentsThe universal meal program is funded through the federal government's Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act.
Illinois Treasurer to Auction Unclaimed Items at State FairThe office plans to auction 21,500 unclaimed items including an Ernie Banks baseball card and 1997 Air Jordan shoes.
Plans Underway For New I-270 Bridge Over Mississippi RiverThere's no funding in place yet and actual construction is 5-6 years away.
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.
Officials Say Kroenke's Development in Flood Plain is 'A Bad Idea'Attacks are ramping up against Stan Kroenke's proposed development in the Maryland Heights flood plain.
Illinois Automatic Voter Registration Advances to HouseThe Senate approved it last week and it's headed to the House.
Nixon Pushing Back on Newly Passed Tax BreaksThe biggest disagreement between Nixon and legislative researchers is over an income tax deduction for federal agricultural disaster payments.
Missouri Senate Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanSenators voted Thursday to approve a $27 billion budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
No Upgrade Proposals Set for Dome, Scottrade, Convention CenterCounty Executive Stenger says no one should expect the Dome to be demolished anytime soon.