The Illinois Legislature sent a new state budget to Gov. Pat Quinn Friday that majority Democrats acknowledge puts off tough decisions about whether to slash spending or find new sources of revenue —... Read »
Members of a bi-partisan panel charged with coming up with a solution to Illinois' nearly $100 billion pension crisis have formally invited Gov. Pat Quinn to testify before the committee Monday in Springfield. Read »
Illinois lawmakers are going to take a pay cut starting next month. Read »
Maybe ... but he would have regretted it when he ran for higher office. Read »
House passes bill, sends to Senate. Read »
Hundred of Illinois Clergy, many of them from the Chicago area, are throwing their support behind a same-sex marriage bill that could come up for a vote in Springfield. Read »
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