Over 29,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 376,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Woman Dead 6 Years Receives Jury Summons After Also Receiving Unemployment Card, Social Security Numbers Of OthersHer family laid her to rest almost six years ago, but the State of Illinois keeps thinking Shirley Urbauer is still alive. 
'There Was Nothing Left': DCFS Keeps Money Ex-Wards Say Is Owed To Them"There's nothing in there for me."
'Get This Fixed': Boaters Want An End To Trailer Plate Fees Rising 555%"Paying that much is nuts."
Illinois House And Senate Approve Bill To Make Juneteenth A State HolidayIllinois is one signature away from making Juneteenth an official state holiday. 
Illinois Unemployment Claims Rise By More Than 2,000 In The Last Week, But Things Are Improving"Things are very rapidly improving."
Democrats, $200K Consultant Agree On Redrawn Map, But Not Most OthersIllinois Democrats are pushing to redraw legislative district maps required each decade despite not having the latest Census data.
Nearly 1,700 Jobs Will Be Cut From Jeep Cherokee Factory In Belvidere, IllinoisThe company announced it will cut one of two work shifts at its Belvidere assembly plant on July 26.
Illinois Moves Into 'Bridge Phase' Of Reopening FridayIllinois moves into the Bridge Phase of reopening Friday, a milestone in the pandemic.
Pritzker: Capacity Limits Go To 60% At Ballparks During 'Bridge Phase' Starting Friday, Six Flags Offers 50,000 Free Tickets To Vaccinated Visitors"I think that there are people who, hearing that, there's an incentive knowing that it's easy to get vaccinated at a place like this or somewhere near where you live."
How Can Illinois Get To The 'Bridge' Phase For The State's Reopening?There are subjective criteria that could hold the state back. If variant cases were to spike, like the UK variant, that could keep Illinois from moving forward.
State Rep. LaShawn Ford Introduces Legislation To Increase Equity In Illinois Cannabis IndustryIllinois has passed one billion dollars in total sales of recreational marijuana since it became legal in 2019.
First Lady Jill Biden Visits Illinois, Touts Education And The American Rescue Plan"Without educated and trained workers, businesses can’t build. Innovation is held back, and our economy drags."
COVID In Illinois: 3,193 New Cases, 17 Additional Deaths
'I Just Wanted To See My Grandma': Suburban Chicago Teens Help Peers Get COVID Vaccine Appointments"The teenagers are the spreaders. We need to get these kids vaccinated."