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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
We have long asked the question you pose in your editorial, " What's the Matter with Illinois? " .
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7 hrs ago | River Cities' Reader
A poll taken for Rasmussen Reports earlier this month found that Governor Pat Quinn's unfavorable rating was 55 percent.
11 hrs ago | Townhall
Illinois is broke. Its public pension plans are the most troubled in the nation.
In many cases booster seats can keep our kids safe during accidents, and now we have the chance to get a booster seat for free.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan appears Thursday before an Illinois House committee meeting in Chicago, regarding a plan to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to Chicago.
Illinois joined the long list of states that have received a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday, which means its school districts won't be punished financially or labeled as failures if all students don't score well on standardized tests.
The Illinois Department of Revenue says Frederick Harrold didn't file between 2009 and 2012, when he operated the Pallet Shop.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that could help revamp future presidential elections by agreeing to award the state's 29 electoral votes to the candidate that is most favored on a national level.
Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.
The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.
Illinois prison officials will be using an effective, but costly, new drug to treat inmates with hepatitis C. But they aren't sure of the total cost.
For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.
When federal long-term unemployment benefits ended in December, 74,000 Illinois workers immediately lost their temporary help.
Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that angered gun owners.
A member of House Speaker Mike Madigan's leadership team says there will be a vote to raise taxes before the Legislature adjourns this spring.
President Obama has more than two years left in the White House, but that hasn't stopped a scramble over the possible location of his presidential library from starting.