Election Results Reveal New Leaders in IllinoisSome candidates retained their positions while others got the boot.
Illinois Lawmakers Approve Higher-Ed FundsMetro East lawmakers applaud the effort to keep colleges and universities running amidst budget stalemate.
Ill. Rep. Kay: "We Haven't Done Anything" to Deserve Paychecks"We've been sitting around here, literally twiddling our thumbs, for the past four months."
Thousands of Jobs Up for Grabs in Metro - Who Will Get Them?St. Clair County is hoping to wrest away the National GeoSpatial Intelligence Agency as it seeks to relocate from its current location near Anheuser-Busch.
Could "Historical Racing" Be Coming To Illinois?State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) proposes it as way to prop up sagging horse racing track revenue.
Fight Continues for Slot Machines at Fairmount ParkSeveral leaders are fighting to have the facility included in Illinois' plan for slot machines at horse racing tracks.
Illinois Rep. Introduces 'Knockout Game' LegislationThe legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the "game," making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.
Convicted Ex-Treasurer Could Lose PensionMadison County state's attorney says he'll seek elimination of Fred Bathon's pension.
Illinois House Approves Stan Musial Day“Stan Musial wasn’t just another baseball player, Stan ‘The Man’ was a role model, veteran and humanitarian,” said Rep. Dwight Kay.
Illinois Rep. Kay Warns Of Further Education Cuts"What we're looking at today are school districts who have no rainy day funds, no money in the bank, the property tax is flat."
Metro East Rep. Files 'Stan Musial Day' LegislationDwight Kay, R-Glen Carbon, says "The Man" had many fans throughout the state, not only for his playing career, but for his legacy as a humanitarian.
Metro East State Rep. Says He Has The Answer On Job Creation"Business regulation in the state of Illinois is a burden, it’s a drain and it stifles those people who want to do more and do it better."

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