Minimum Wage In Chicago Is Now $12 An HourChicago is on track to raise the minimum wage to $13.00 an hour in 2019.
Political Ads Begin In Race For Illinois GovernorRepublican Governor Bruce Rauner and democratic challenger, JB Pritzker, each released new television advertisements Tuesday, doubling down on familiar themes.
Illinois House Passes Equal Rights AmendmentHistory was made on the Illinois House floor Wednesday as the House passed the Equal Rights Amendment.
Old Equal Rights Proposal Reemerges In SpringfieldAs some democratic Illinois lawmakers make push to support a renewed equal rights amendment that failed decades ago, Governor Bruce Rauner is being criticized for not outwardly supporting such a measure.
$2 Billion To Be Used Toward Illinois Medicaid Funds For Mental Health ProgramsGovernor Bruce Rauner received the green light from Washington on a plan to integrate medical care and mental health care for Illinois’ poor population. The plan is being recognized as a major breakthrough for mental health care in Illinois by representatives on both sides of the aisle, but could be derailed without progress on a state budget.
Gun Control And Gun Rights Discussed In Palos HeightsOrganizers say they want Governor Bruce Rauner's recent veto of the gun dealer licensing act overturned.
Renovations At The Governor's MansionThe grand opening is set for July 14.
Pritzker Wins Illinois Democratic Primary For GovernorJ.B. Pritzker has won the Illinois Democratic Primary for governor, defeating his main rivals, Daniel Biss and Chris Kennedy.
Newly Appointed Special Legislative Inspector General Discusses Investigation ProcessGovernor Rauner said state ethics laws do not give the official investigating sexual harassment complaints against lawmakers enough power or independence.
Illinois Among States Suing Trump Administration Over DACAIllinois is among 15 states suing to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.
Governor Bruce Rauner Plans 8-Day Trade Mission To Japan, ChinaGovernor Bruce Rauner is going on his first international trade mission since taking office.