Secretary Of State Jesse White Won't Run For Sixth TermHe’s said it before, but Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said he means it this time: he won’t be running for another term.
Attorneys Think Blagojevich's Sentence Will Be Reversed On AppealAttorneys in the first trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich still keep in touch with him, and think his sentence will be reversed on appeal if the case ever gets there.
State Sponsoring Contest For Illinois FilmmakersBudding Illinois filmmakers have a chance to gain a wide audience and win money through a state-sponsored film contest.
Illinois Bucking Downward Nationwide Trend In Home SalesIllinois is bucking the trend, posting positive home sale numbers in the face of dismal national numbers.
Lawmakers OK Plan For Illiana ExpresswayIllinois lawmakers have fast-tracked a plan to relieve traffic congestion on Chicago area and northwest Indiana interstates.
Lawmakers Approve $1 Per Pack Cigarette Tax HikeIllinois lawmakers have approved a $1 per pack cigarette tax increase to help fill a gaping Medicaid budget hole, and the governor has indicated he’ll sign it quickly when it reaches his desk.
State Lawmakers To Weigh Adding An Online Lottery Game, Giving Up A State ParkOnly three days remain in the Illinois General Assembly’s spring session. As WBBM Newsradio's Alex Degman reports, those days should be busy.
Senate Dems' Budget Plan Advances In SpringfieldIt’s unlikely to be the final budget, but the Senate Democratic budget proposal is moving through the legislature.
Quinn Wants 'Epic' End To Legislative SessionLawmakers have less than two weeks before their scheduled adjournment, and the governor wants to make sure they’re on the right track.
Indicted State Rep. Won't Testify Before Investigative PanelState Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) told a special legislative panel Thursday that he is innocent of the federal bribery charges he is facing, but he refused to testify under oath.
House Panel Votes To Strip Free Health Care From Retired State WorkersIllinois' 78,000 state government retirees could lose their free health care benefits, under a measure headed to the full Illinois House for consideration.
Report Documents Political Donations By MLB TeamsIt’s Major League Baseball’s opening week, and as we tune in to the Cubs and White Sox, it's interesting to see how these teams play when it comes to politics.
Quinn Wants Lawmakers To Abolish Legislative Scholarship ProgramThe governor says he’ll accept nothing less than abolition of the state’s General Assembly scholarship program this year.
Panel Asks Feds For More Details On Bribery Case Against Rep. SmithAn Illinois House panel is asking federal prosecutors for more information about the bribery charges against State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago).
Illinois Democrats Shoot Down Voter ID ProposalIllinois Republicans have tried again to make voters show a photo ID before voting, and the proposal was once again shot down by Democrats.