Rauner talked to reporters in Northbrook Monday as Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn was set to meet with lawmakers in Springfield. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Rauner calls this year's budget process "playing... Read »
No issue that inflames such passions or matters to so many people ever completely goes away in a campaign. Read »
Illinois lawmakers were poised Tuesday to vote on a plan to solve the state's $100 billion pension crisis — a proposal many are calling the most important vote of their careers and one that could deeply... Read »
A set of new copper-plated doors at the Illinois state Capitol previously criticized for their exorbitant cost are now under fire for security concerns. Read »
On the same day next week that Gov. Pat Quinn signs the same sex marriage bill in Chicago, Springfield Illinois Bishop Thomas Paprocki will offer "Prayers of Supplication and Exorcism in Reparation for the... Read »
Both the House and Senate on Tuesday voted to override Gov. Pat Quinn's revised gun bill, making Illinois the final state to allow firearms to be carried in public. Read »
After years of trying, lawmakers return to Springfield on Monday with something they haven't had before: two potential options for finally addressing Illinois' multibillion-dollar pension problem. Read »
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