Illinois residents could possess or grow a small amount of marijuana without fear of criminal charges, if a bill in the state Senate becomes law.
State Sen. Christine Radogno is keeping her spot as the Illinois Senate’s GOP leader for at least two more years.
After five failed campaigns, Jim Oberweis has finally won elective office.
The chairman of the Republican Party in DuPage County says his political opponent threatened to expose an embarrassing videotape unless he quit a primary election race.
A state lawmaker at the center of controversial 911 calls from her home has decided not to run for re-election, reversing an earlier statement.
The Illinois State Senate has approved a budget that would spend more than $2 billion less than Gov. Pat Quinn proposed, but Republicans say that’s not enough.
Some Illinois lawmakers want to make sure the film industry keeps coming back to Illinois, for the next decade, at least.
Indiana Republicans are looking at some changes in state law to deal with democrats who have been hiding out in Illinois for about a month to deny the state House of Representatives a quorum.
Scott Lee Cohen can’t get the political bug out of his system.
The proposal to strip collective bargaining rights from state employees may have passed the Wisconsin senate, but the battle is far from over.
Not everybody likes the idea of a state police director who’s never been a cop, and there is still no official action on the man who remains “acting director.”
Gov. Pat Quinn and both houses of the Illinois General Assembly have agreed on raising the state income tax.
State senator and Chicago mayoral candidate James Meeks is defending his vote against Illinois’ civil unions bill.