Train Would Go From Chicago To Champaign In Under An HourA 220 mph line to Champaign-Urbana is the latest proposal for high-speed rail in Illinois.
Illinois Lawmakers Consider Excise Tax On Soft DrinksIllinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would add an excise tax to soda pop.
Awareness Spreading For Women And Heart DiseaseHeart Disease is the leading killer of women, but heart month is here, and awareness is spreading.
Quinn: 'Fiscal Crisis' Will Be FixedAs he was sworn in today for his first full term, Gov. Pat Quinn conceded that the state is in a "fiscal crisis."
Medical Marijuana Bill Fails In State HouseA push to legalize medicinal marijuana failed in the state House on Thursday.
State House Set To Discuss Gambling ExpansionWhile gambling revenues are on the way down, the number of locations where you can place a bet may be on the way up.
Pension Reform May Make 2012 BallotA resolution that is supposed to save taxpayer money may be put into a constitutional amendment on the 2012 ballot, now that it has passed a committee in the Illinois House.
Double State Tax On Cigarettes?Smokers will see an increase in the price of their habit soon, if the Illinois Coalition against Tobacco gets its way.

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