2 hrs ago | Patch.com
A bill to increase the maximum speed limit in Illinois could hit Gov. Pat Quinn's desk for his signature soon.
2 hrs ago | It's My Mind
George Ryan served as Governor of Illinois from 1999-2003 and if you believe Rich Miller who writes about him today Ryan was a Governor who got things done and in spite of being a convicted felon he was a solid governor.
6 hrs ago | NBC Chicago
With what seems to have been very little controversy over such a heated topic, the Illinois Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would change the way Illinois public schools teach sex education.
8 hrs ago | Morris Daily Herald
CHICAGO – Individuals and business owners out of work as a direct result of severe rain storms and flooding between April 16 and May 5 might be eligible for federal disaster unemployment assistance, the Illinois Department of Employment Security said Tuesday.
While many of America's classrooms remain criminally regressive when it comes to their sexual education policies, today Illinois has helped put a kibosh on some of that bullshit by stepping slightly into the 21st Century.
Illinois' congressional delegation has asked President Obama to add 16 Illinois counties to the list of those eligible to receive disaster aid after last month's flooding.
My guess is that the mayor's in a snit 'cause the governor won't rubber-stamp his deal to set up a Chicago casino completely controlled by City Hall.
A bill banning tanning for teens makes its way to Governor Pat Quinn. Lawmakers voted to ban anyone under 18-years old from using tanning beds at salons.
Illinois Sen. Donne Trotter has apologized for remarks that compared a member of Gov.
The Human Services Committee voted 8-6 in favor Tuesday, sending it to the floor.
Former President Bill Clinton is getting in on the same-sex marriage debate in Illinois.
A bill to regulate horizontal hydraulic fracturing in Illinois won approval Tuesday by the Illinois House Executive Committee.
Legislation to ban minors from indoor tanning beds was sent to Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday after being approved by the Illinois Senate.
Less than half of Illinois House Black Caucus members say they back the push to legalize same-sex marriage or are likely to support it, a Chicago Sun-Times survey of the pivotal voting bloc has found.
In an effort to make sure local flood victims know what kind of assistance is available to them, Shorewood police chief Aaron Klima and several other village employees are standing ready to take calls.
A group of central Illinois Senate Republicans is asking for an expedited confirmation hearing on the nomination of Dr.
Nicole Hockley, Mark Barden and Francine Wheeler each lost a child in the unthinkable tragedy that occurred in Newtown on Dec.