Medical marijuana supporters are hoping the Governor will sign a bill in the coming weeks legalizing the drug for medical use.
Illinois lawmakers will take a pay cut starting next month under a new law signed Saturday by Gov. Pat Quinn.
The head of the United Neighborhood Organization says, now that Governor Quinn has released nearly 100-million-dollars in state funding, everything is back on track for the opening of UNO’s newest charter school, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CBS 2′s Chief Correspondent Jay Levine takes a look at what the 10 member conference committee appointed today hopes to accomplish.
Illinois’ Attorney General says she hasn’t made her mind up yet about running for the job now held by Pat Quinn, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
State funding is flowing again for construction of the United Neighborhood Organization’s newest charter school. WBBM’s Bob Roberts explains.
Gov. Pat Quinn has called out the state’s top two Democratic legislative leaders over the General Assembly’s inaction on pension reform.
Community activists demonstrated outside the Thompson Center in the noon hour – asking Governor Quinn to save the financially-troubled Roseland Hospital.
The Senate’s overwhelming rejection of House Speaker Michael Madigan’s fix for a $97 billion retirement-plan crisis leaves lawmakers heading into their final day in the Capitol on Friday with the state’s most pressing crisis continuing to stare them in the face.
Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn, and the former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta led the way as Chicago marked Memorial Day with a parade down State Street.
The parents of three children killed at Sandy Hook School in Newton, Connecticut, stood with Governor Quinn today at the Thompson Center – in support of new legislation to ban the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines in Illinois.
President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for 11 counties in northeastern Illinois, including the entire Chicago metropolitan area. WBBM’s Bob Roberts says it opens the door for homeowners and businesses to seek disaster assistance.
Governor Quinn is making a pitch to last-minute filers to give a little back, and support military families, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.
Gov. Pat Quinn spent his second consecutive Sunday at Chicago houses of worship calling for more anti-violence efforts on city streets and the need for an assault weapons ban — pointing specifically to the recent shooting death of a 6-month-old girl.
Illinois’ top political leaders flocked to the Northwest Side to join in the commemoration of Casimir Pulaski. They praised his heroism in the past, and called for political action in the present.
Governor Quinn has signed a new law that allows undocumented immigrants the right to obtain a drivers license.
Standard and Poor’s decision to lower Illinois’ credit from A to A- comes just days ahead of plans to issue $500 million in bonds.
Volunteers from Chicago Cares and Target spent the day at Sexton Elementary School on the South Side.
Governor Quinn dished out the idea at a news conference at the Hines VA Hospital Sunday.
Gov. Pat Quinn is asking for Illinois to be designated a drought disaster area.