Former Gov. Edgar: Rauner, Dems Should Play NiceThe popular former state executive says the back-and-forth between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) must stop.
Gov. Rauner Rattles Saber In Op-Ed Piece; Can State Budget Deadline Be Met?CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on Gov. Bruce Rauner going on the offensive.
Expert: Cullerton, Madigan Can't Afford To Back Down In Pension CrisisIt's a big week in Springfield, with lawmakers preparing for a special session on pension reform this Wednesday. It's likely to be a tense day, with two of the state's most powerful legislators trying to protect their reputations, reports WBBM's John Waelti.
Quinn To Meet With Madigan, Cullerton On Monday Governor Quinn has finally connected with House Speaker Mike Madigan to discuss pensions…and WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports that he’s hoping for more progress next week.
Quinn Meets With Legislative Leaders Over Pension Reform, But No DealSaturday, Governor Pat Quinn and all four legislative leaders met behind closed doors to try and finally hammer out a pension reform deal.
Illinois GOP Fashion Statement: Fire Madigan ButtonsSo what’s the fashionable Illinois delegate wearing at the Republican national Convention?
Dorfman: 20 Years Of New Ballpark And New Era For White SoxTwenty years ago today President George W. Bush was basking in high approval ratings following the first Gulf War, Cheers was the popular TV show in the land, and a new era started for the Chicago White Sox.
Meetings Continue On Tax Hike Plan With No ResultIt's been another busy but markedly unproductive day in the Illinois General Assembly, which is aiming to raise our taxes but not there yet.