Illinois State Capitol
Parents and teachers frustrated with Illinois’ school funding formula rallied for action Tuesday at the state Capitol, as House lawmakers opened talks on a bill that aims to even out disparities between districts by pumping more state dollars into poorer ones and giving less to the wealthiest.
The Chicago Democrat cut $250 million for renovations to the state Capitol from the $35.7 billion spending plan, saying the state can’t afford to move forward with improvements this year. He also said he has directed state agencies to make additional cuts, including selling half the state’s 21 airplanes.
Daley held a news conference Tuesday to blast Illinois’ 9.2 percent unemployment rate – the second worst in the nation, and the worst in the Midwest.
Illinois State Treasurer and Republican candidate for governor Dan Rutherford has disavowed the controversial the $50 million dollar renovation going on at the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, including expensive new doors at three entrances.
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford unveiled an updated Operation Reunite list of names now that several military medals have been returned to veterans.
The group that sets up Nativity scenes at Daley Plaza and the Illinois State Capitol has been denied permission to place a Nativity scene in a park in Arlington Heights.
For the second year in a row, the public has a chance to see the inside of the Illinois Treasurer’s vault at the state Capitol in Springfield.
The Illinois State Capitol architect says dozens of artifacts have been discovered as crews continue tearing down walls in the building’s west wing during renovations at the statehouse.
The architect in charge at the Illinois State Capitol has come under fire for not properly planning for the future of the Capitol Complex.
Staff, parents and students from School District 300 in the northwestern suburbs were headed to Springfield on Monday to tell lawmakers they oppose extending existing tax incentives to keep Sears headquarters in Hoffman Estates.
A proposal to raise taxes dramatically seems to be stuck in “park” at the Illinois state capitol.
Medicaid reform is on a fast track at the state Capitol, where it won a unanimous vote in the Senate today.
Peeling paint inside the dome of the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield will require expensive repair work.