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Ron Ford knows that Illinois, the state with the worst credit rating in the U.S., will have returned to financial health when he and about 19,000 other vendors get paid the combined $8.8 billion owed them.
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CHAMPAIGN – Illinois has joined more than 20 other states trying to lure Boeing's production of the 777x airliner out of Washington state, but the company's long list of requirements could prove expensive.
The state is moving to fire a $111,432-a-year Illinois prison official with a lengthy criminal history in the wake of Chicago Sun-Times reports that revealed his past, sources said Tuesday.
A 2011 1040 tax form along with other income tax forms are seen at the entrance of the Illinois Department of Revenue.
Democratic strategists have had their eye on the Northern Virginia seat, but the 17-term congressman has been a considerable roadblock in their efforts to take over the seat.
ST. CHARLES – On Friday, St. Charles police officers will begin a traffic enforcement campaign that focuses on impaired drivers and seat belt violators, according to a St. Charles Police Department news release.
When Illinois lawmakers considered a landmark vote on same-sex marriage, religious and conservative groups vowed to retaliate against those who voted in favor by grooming potential primary challengers in next year's elections.
A last-minute ticket buying frenzy could make today's Mega Millions jackpot the biggest lottery prize in U.S. history, and odds are mounting for a winner just a week before Christmas, a game official said.
The error message blinks back at commuters from electronic turnstiles in the Chicago subway stations.
In this Dec. 12, 2013 photo provided by the University of Illinois, student and Snyder Hall resident at the University of Illinois, Katherine Moss sings to callers as part of the hall's annual Dial-A-Carol program in Champaign, Ill.
Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady paid $37,000 in state and federal taxes in 2012 on $200,500 in income.
Vernita Gray and Pat Ewert kiss after their 2011 civil union ceremony. After Illinois passed marriage equality, a judge decided that, because Gray is terminally ill, she and Ewert could marry before the law took effect.
By Jamey Dunn A ruling issued today will allow some couples to wed before the new same-sex marriage law goes into effect next year.
House Speaker Michael Madigan's spokesman said last week that his boss' statement opposing further corporate "handouts" basically "speaks for itself."
Illinois State Police will begin processing concealed carry applications in just three weeks.
Her family has never been without health insurance, coverage her family views not as a luxury but as a necessity.