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Video gambling in the state seems to be in a holding pattern.
Gov. Pat Quinn made a last-ditch push for state lawmakers in Springfield to pass pension reform, but the effort failed Friday.
Fear over Guantanamo inmates coming inland is holding up the sale of the state prison at Thomson.
The State of Illinois is ending the requirement that people who change their gender on their birth certificates submit proof of genital surgery.
Budding Illinois filmmakers have a chance to gain a wide audience and win money through a state-sponsored film contest.
The state of Illinois is kicking off a campaign today to get you to try to buy more products that are made in Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Revenue says many Illinoisans who filed their tax returns the old-fashioned way are still waiting for refunds.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill to help the state’s struggling Medicaid program, but critics are convinced the budget solution will do more harm than good.
One of Illinois’ biggest engineering firms could find itself fighting for its survival.
A state commission set up to investigate claims of police torture is about to close up shop.
About 1,500 protesters slowly marched from the Thompson Center to the Chicago Board of Trade on Wednesday, calling for the company that runs the financial exchange to give back millions in state tax breaks.
A federal appeals court is backing Gov. Pat Quinn’s move to deny pay raises to thousands of union workers.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart had some harsh words Thursday for state cuts in preschool funding.
The state is looking to ease traffic congestion at Chicago’s Circle Interchange just west of downtown.
Illinois used Earth Day Weekend to announce nearly $5 million in Green Infrastructure Grants statewide.
An Illinois state panel appointed to find ways to cut Medicaid costs has taken one step forward and two steps back.
The State of Illinois plans to add $10 million to a $21 million fund to disinfect sewage flowing into the Chicago River, as Chicago joins other major cities in making the most of a natural asset.
Suburban school districts are pushing back hard against a 2005 state law that was meant to rein in Illinois’ skyrocketing pension costs.
Illinois State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has launched a new Web site that allows the public, government watchdogs, and the media to follow the state’s finances more easily.
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