Activists and supporters frustrated that Illinois still hasn’t legalized same-sex marriages demanded swift action during a rally Tuesday at the state Capitol, as lawmakers returned to Springfield to deal with several other weighty issues.
A Springfield man was sentenced to 40 years in prison after he was convicted of stabbing his mother to death because he didn’t like the rules she made for the home the pair shared.
The Stanley Cup will be in Springfield, Ill., for private events on July 29.
Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka warned that Illinois’ spring influx in unanticipated tax revenue will be short lived because of the state’s unresolved pension problem.
It’s the 203rd anniversary of the 16th President’s birth, with celebrations taking place in Illinois, “The Land of Lincoln.”
Disagreements remain over how to fund payments.
Tim Davlin took his own life last December.