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Governor Quinn signed into law Saturday new legislation that allows judges to impose harsher penalties on people who use social media or other methods of electronic communication to organize mob attacks.
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Illinois Senate Democrats want to boost general education funding by $156 million next year, not cut it, key budget negotiators said Friday, but acknowledged the increase would only keep per-student funding level.
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Gov. Pat Quinn has proclaimed May as Older Americans Month in Illinois and joins the Illinois Department on Aging to honor more than 2 million adults age 60 years or older who live in the state.
Gov. Pat Quinn will get the final say on whether Illinoisans should be allowed to use medical marijuana to help cope with pain and other symptoms caused by serious diseases.
Governor Quinn is asking for federal disaster aid for 16 more flood damaged Illinois counties.
The Illinois Senate has approved a measure to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes, sending the bill to the governor for his signature.
The bill would create a four-year pilot program, under which patients with specified medical ailments, including cancer, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis, could use marijuana if they get a doctor's permission.
The Illinois Senate has responded to Gov. Pat Quinn's rejection of a massive gambling expansion bill with, sadly, another massive gambling expansion bill.
McHenry County advocates for same sex marriage are planning to hold a peaceful vigil later today in Woodstock.
SPRINGFIELD – Governor Pat Quinn, Secretary of State Jesse White and State Superintendent of Education Christopher A. Koch encouraged all students across Illinois to access a free online tool designed to promote summer reading and keep students' brains active before school resumes in the fall.
Personal income tax collections rose by 37 percent in April from a year ago, according to a sample of U.S. states, but the improvements may not continue as a still-shaky economy, tax cuts in some states and federal budget woes could team up to depress revenue growth.
It's a well-known fact that Illinois has elected more African-Americans to statewide office than any of our 49 peers.
Governor Pat Quinn today announced a total of $19 million in capital investments for a road project just southwest of Rockford.
Chicago voters remain lukewarm to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push for a city casino and aren't sold on his plan to put slot machines at the airports, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll found.
Volunteers from Beecher Manor Nursing and Rehabilition Center were honored at a brunch during National Volunteer Week.
Politics has long been a family business in Illinois, a place where who you know -- and who you're related to -- matters more than most.