The likelihood of concealed-carry gun legislation in Illinois prompted lively debate Saturday at a “town hall” meeting in the near South Side Bronzeville neighborhood.
Just follow the money, GOP state chairman Pat Brady tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
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.
The criticism of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) by Republicans is on the rise.
Gov. Pat Quinn is promising not to give up the fight for pension reform, after lawmakers failed to get a bill passed before the deadline of midnight Thursday night.
A woman challenging Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) for his Southwest Side legislative seat says she’s not discouraged.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn pledged Tuesday to reform the public employee pension system “once and for all” this spring.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) says if lawmakers are supposed to find a way to build the state payroll, they should be involved in negotiating labor contracts.
State lawmakers would have more control in collective bargaining for state workers under a proposal introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago).
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan plans to block an attempt by Gov. Pat Quinn to end the controversial legislative scholarship program.
Top Illinois House leaders are proposing a big cut in education spending in the coming fiscal year.
In a surprise move, Senate President John Cullerton Wednesday took steps to gut the controversial 2009 state law that authorized video gambling machines in bars and restaurants throughout the state, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Hours after the old Illinois General Assembly voted to raise taxes, a brand-new one began work.
The clock is ticking on Democrats’ tax hike in Springfield, and legislative leaders are now dialing back the proposal to win more votes before the deadline on Wednesday.
Lawmakers in Springfield still cannot come to an agreement on whether to increase the state income tax before the new Illinois General Assembly is sworn in later this week.
A 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.
The top Illinois House Democrat laid favorable odds Tuesday that a push to give gay and lesbian couples the right to unite through civil unions would be approved by his legislative chamber.
Could this Election Day mean the end of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s long run?
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