Illinois Legislators Told To Get Tested After Bank Of Springfield Arena Staffer Tests Positive For CoronavirusLate Wednesday night, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan called on everyone who attended the special session of the Illinois General Assembly last weekend to get tested for the coronavirus or go into a two-week quarantine.
State House Adjourns Without Considering Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago Casino ProposalThe Illinois state House of Representatives adjourned on Thursday without considering Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s call for a Chicago casino.
Ex-Inspector To Review Illinois House Amid Harassment ClaimsA former state executive inspector general will investigate the Illinois House of Representatives after several sexual harassment scandals.
Illinois House Passes Equal Rights AmendmentHistory was made on the Illinois House floor Wednesday as the House passed the Equal Rights Amendment.
Illinois House Committee Debating Whether To Reinstate The Death PenaltyAn Illinois House Committee debated Governor Bruce Rauner’s proposal to revive the death penalty for mass murderers and police killers in Springfield Monday.
Illinois House Passes New Legislation To Help End Teacher ShortageLegislation that aims to address the teacher and substitute teacher shortage in Illinois received unanimous support in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.
Medical Marijuana for School Students Approved By Illinois HouseThe Illinois House approved to adopt a plan that permits infused medical marijuana to be administered to students by parents in elementary and secondary schools.
State House Expels Rep. Derrick SmithThe Illinois House of Representatives has voted to expel state Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago).
State Lawmakers Fail To Pass Pension Reform Before DeadlineGov. Pat Quinn is promising not to give up the fight for pension reform, after lawmakers failed to get a bill passed before the deadline of midnight Thursday night.
Downstate Lawmaker Screams, Throws Papers Over Pension Reform BillA downstate lawmaker screamed, yelled and threw papers Tuesday, as he expressed frustration about the Democrat-led plan to overhaul the state pension system.
Opponent: Lots Of People 'Cannot Stand' Speaker MadiganA woman challenging Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) for his Southwest Side legislative seat says she's not discouraged.
Victims' Bill Of Rights May Be Added To State ConstitutionA Victims’ Bill of Rights could be added to the Illinois State Constitution, if a proposed amendment makes it onto the November ballot.
Lawmakers To Try Again On Package To Keep Sears, CME GroupState lawmakers are going take one more try before the end of the year to pass tax relief for Illinois businesses that are threatening to leave.
Move To Resume Paying Regional School Superintendents Fails In State HouseAn attempt to pay Illinois’ regional school superintendents – who have worked almost four months for no pay – has failed in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Support Growing For Medical Marijuana In IllinoisSupport is growing in Springfield for legalizing medical marijuana.