Christine Radogno

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Daughter Of Illinois Senate Republican Leader Dies

Lisa Radogno injured her arm and leg in a hit-and-run in Washington back in May. It’s believed that could be what triggered a blood clot that claimed her life Wednesday night.


State Senate Panel OKs Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

The Senate Executive Committee voted 12-2 to advance the plan.


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Inaction On Pension Reform Costing Illinois $12.6 Million A Day: Quinn

The state could be another $1 billion or so in the hole before the Illinois General Assembly does anything. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


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Senate Leader Wants To Legalize Online Poker

According to a report, Senate President John Cullerton discussed the idea of making Illinois an Internet gambling hub, suggesting the state could organize a major online poker game and gain worldwide popularity.

670 The Score–05/16/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Illinois Republicans Seek More Workers’ Comp Changes

The ink is barely drive on Illinois’ new workers’ compensation law, but already, Republicans in the legislature are hoping to make far bigger changes.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011

Illinois Senate Chambers

Senate GOP Vows To Block Quinn’s Borrowing Plan

Illinois Senate Republicans have vowed to block any plans to borrow money to pay the state’s overdue bills.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

UPDATED: Quinn Defends Income Tax Hike

Gov. Pat Quinn is defending his support for a massive income tax increase, saying the state was facing a crisis and “we had to take decisive action.”

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011