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911 call system revamping approved

SPRINGFIELD -- A proposal to alter the fees people pay for 911 emergency phone service is headed to Gov. Bruce Rauner's desk.

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Bill to provide for police body cameras passes legislature

Bill to provide for police body cameras passes legislature

SPRINGFIELD — Legislation to implement police body cameras has now been endorsed by both the Illinois House and Senate and now awaits Gov. Bru…

May 31, 2015 6:00 am Related (1)

Heroin treatment bill sent to governor's desk

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate approved a measure Saturday designed to battle heroin and painkiller abuse.

May 31, 2015 4:00 am(0)

General Assembly approves union-backed strike/lockout bill

SPRINGFIELD – Big Labor's latest answer to Gov. Bruce Rauner's tough talk about unions breezed through the Illinois Senate Saturday.

May 31, 2015 4:00 am(0)
Rauner says he's compromising, waiting for Democrats

Rauner says he's compromising, waiting for Democrats

SPRINGFIELD – Hoping to salvage some of his business-friendly agenda, Gov. Bruce Rauner said he wants to strike a deal with Democrats on issue…

May 30, 2015 4:00 am Related (0)

911 fee proposal OK'd by House

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House approved legislation Friday that will alter the fee people pay for 911 emergency phone service.

May 30, 2015 4:00 am Related (0)

State House OKs no-strike, no-lockout proposal

SPRINGFIELD – Democrats in the Illinois House pushed through a plan Friday that could stop a lockout or a strike by the state's largest employ…

May 30, 2015 3:45 am(0)

Illinois House approves body cameras for police

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House advanced legislation to start giving law enforcement officers body cameras.

May 29, 2015 4:00 am Related (0)

State union pushes for bargaining reform

SPRINGFIELD – Unionized state workers are taking steps to stop a lockout or a strike under legislation being pushed by the union representing …

May 29, 2015 4:00 am(0)

Community college reform hits snag in state Senate

SPRINGFIELD – A proposal aimed at reining in administrative costs at Illinois community colleges hit a snag Thursday.

May 29, 2015 4:00 am Related (0)

State hiring reform stalls in General Assembly

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner's push to clean up state hiring rules is on hold.

May 28, 2015 4:00 am(0)

Heroin treatment bill could be national standard

SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Illinois House unanimously endorsed legislation Wednesday that could become a federal standard in the fight again…

May 28, 2015 4:00 am(0)
Legislative nuclear power deal still in the dark

Legislative nuclear power deal still in the dark

SPRINGFIELD – The fate of three nuclear power plants in Illinois is in limbo as lawmakers are poised to end their spring session without actin…

May 28, 2015 4:00 am Related (1)

Community colleges face caps on contracts, severences

SPRINGFIELD – Legislation that could rein in administrative costs at Illinois community colleges is advancing in the General Assembly.

May 28, 2015 4:00 am(0)

House set for possible vote on body cameras for police

SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois House could vote as early as today to begin equipping police officers with body cameras.

May 27, 2015 8:34 pm(0)
 
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