State of Illinois

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Quinn ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Child Immigrants

So far this year, Illinois has received 305 unaccompanied children stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border.

07/26/2014

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Illinois Investing in Solar Power

State will buy up to $30 million worth of solar power and pump it into the energy mix

06/28/2014

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Hand-Held Cell Ban A Boon For Illinois Retailers

Sales of hands-free devices are jumping.

01/04/2014

Former Chicago Bears player and coach, Mike Ditka, addresses the crowd during a ceremony retiring his number during halftime of a game between the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field on December 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

“Ditka Day” Across Illinois

Former Chicago Bears player, coach gets his #89 retired.

12/09/2013

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State of Illinois Announces E-Recycling Grants

Madison and St. Clair counties are among the 49 each getting $2,000 for media buys.

04/14/2013

File photo of a person placing a ring on another person's finger. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ill. House Committee Oks Gay Marriage 6-5

Bill would overturn state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

02/26/2013

Harrisburg Tornado Damage

Ill. Official’s Letter, Not Law, Key To Road Work

At issue is the “diversion” of funds earmarked for roads and bridges.

02/09/2013

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Lawmaker Urges “Common Sense” Concealed Carry Law

Federal judge ruled in December that the state’s concealed carry ban was unconstitutional.

02/02/2013

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Quinn Launches Website In Pensions Campaign

Plans to utilize social media to promote solutions.

11/18/2012

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Illinois Judge OKs Deal Over Gender On Birth Certificates

Deal struck between state of Illinois and ACLU

10/23/2012

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