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One of them, state Sen. Bill Brady, supports limits for all lawmakers and the governor.
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The GOP candidates for governor are spending the weekend working hard to lock up more votes with just days to go before the Tuesday's primary.
The GOP race to succeed incumbent Treasurer Dan Rutherford pits a longtime legislative leader against a little-known officeholder from DuPage County, which is one of the reddest counties in what otherwise has been a reliably blue state.
A political action committee supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton is sending staff members to visit New Hampshire next week to begin organizing support in case the former first lady and secretary of state decides to run for president in 2016.
Southwestern Indiana authorities say a body found near a creek could be that of a former Illinois woman who was swept away by floodwaters in December.
"Swift, informed action can be the difference between life and death when a child swallows a potential poison.
Wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has used $6 million of his own money to help catapult him past three other Republican candidates in Tuesday's Illinois gubernatorial primary.
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IDOT, Illinois State Police and local law enforcement across the state remind celebrators to designate a sober driver this St. Patrick's Day C HICAGO - As St. Patrick's Day approaches, the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police and nearly 200 local law enforcement agencies urge motorists to plan a safe ride home and never get ... (more)
Illinois' recently passed pension reforms are tied up in court, and lawmakers have no idea when the state will see any of its savings.
Bruce Rauner's wealth has been an underlying theme throughout the campaign for Illinois governor, from his choice of wristwatch to critics' questions about his business dealings.
Daniel Newman of MapLight advocates for change. "What we need to do is to implement in Illinois systems like they have in Arizona and Connecticut, where they have citizen funding of elections," he says.
Americans for Prosperity Foundation Illinois today unveiled a Progressive Tax Calculator that shows how the proposed progressive income tax would impact households in Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Revenue is urging taxpayers not to wait to file their tax returns.
It's becoming apparent those "funny" stories on the Onion and cringe-worthy lists on Buzzfeed - the ones designed to recruit young people to Obamacare - have failed.
People will be allowed to have guns in school parking lots under a proposal that won approval in the Illinois General Assembly.