Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Law Making It Easier For Illinoisans With Records To Be Hired In Health Care IndustryIt is now easier for Illinoisans with records to get a job in the health care industry.
Illinois Senate Passes Recreational Marijuana Bill, Sends It Back To HouseIllinois is one step closer to legal recreational marijuana, and lawmakers are moving quickly.
Activists Want Illinois Pot Revenue For Communities Hit By Drug CrimeActivists rallied outside the Illinois Capitol to demand a revenue stream from marijuana sales to communities affected by violence spurred by illegal drug activity.
Illinois Graduated Income Tax Passes Senate, Moves On To HouseIllinois is one step closer to a graduated income tax. The state senate voted Wednesday to approve placing the change before voters and approved rates that dramatically boost taxes on the wealthy.
On 100th Day In Office, Gov. JB Pritzker Says His Biggest Accomplishment Is The Minimum Wage HikeGovernor JB Pritzker marked his 100th day in office Tuesday and says his biggest accomplishment so far is the passage of a minimum wage hike.
Death Of 2-Year-Old Ja'hir Gibbons Is Most Recent In Allegations Of DCFS Falsifying RecordsTwo-year-old Ja'hir Gibbons was covered with new and old bruises when he was brought to the hospital Monday, where he died less than an hour later.
Aurora Mass Shooting: 6 Dead, Including Gunman, And 6 Officers InjuredFive people have died following a workplace shooting in Aurora Friday afternoon.
Manteno Veterans' Home Resident With Legionnaires' DiesA Manteno veterans' home resident became the 15th resident of a state veterans' facility in Illinois killed by Legionnaires' disease.
Illinois Joins States Committed To Carbon-Emission ReductionGov. JB Pritzker signed an executive order Wednesday to make Illinois the 18th member of the U.S. Climate Alliance.
Illinois Offers $100 Million In Loans To Federal WorkersState officials are offering $100 million in loans to federal workers going without paychecks during a record 33-day government shutdown.
Veterans' Agency Audit Ordered After Legionnaire's CaseGov. JB Pritzker ordered a health and safety audit of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs after a case of Legionnaire's Disease was discovered at the Manteno veteran's home.