SPRINGFIELD – A special panel of state lawmakers and local officials is in the final stages of drafting a report designed to reduce the number of local governments spread across the Land of Lincoln.
SPRINGFIELD - A day after Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner joined a stampede of Republican governors seeking to shut the door on Syrian refugees coming to their states, GOP members of Congress weighed in on the brewing issue.
SPRINGFIELD – The new director of the state's sprawling prison system is taking steps to fill leadership vacancies at prisons across the state.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers offered some hope Tuesday to fans of the Illinois State Museum and its satellite facilities, but a final decision on reopening the shuttered institution remains in Gov. Bruce Rauner's hands.
SPRINGFIELD – Democrats and Republicans came together Tuesday in support of a plan to send gas tax proceeds to Illinois' cities as well as jump-start payments to lottery winners and local 911 emergency telephone systems.
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner is putting on a full-court press to try to stop Democrats from blocking his cuts to a child care assistance program.
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SPRINGFIELD – The lack of a state budget hasn't stopped Illinois lawmakers from ordering up thousands of taxpayer-paid copies of coloring books, brochures and other print-based promotional per…
SPRINGFIELD – Student teachers in Illinois will soon be required to undergo the same background checks as regular teachers under a new state law.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois is spending at least $2.3 million to fix a water system linked to a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease at its largest veterans nursing home.
SPRINGFIELD – State lawmakers are poised to debate a proposal next week that would automatically register Illinoisans to vote when they obtain or renew a driver’s license or state identification card.
SPRINGFIELD - State lawmakers are poised to debate a proposal next week that would automatically register Illinoisans to vote when they obtain or renew a driver's license or state identification card.