Pritzker Announces Justice Reform InitiativePritzker noted the state spends roughly $1.3 billion a year for the Department of Corrections, which houses about 43,000 inmates in a system made for about 32,000.
Pritzker Begins Planning For Inaugural Weekend, Swearing-InGov.-elect J.B. Pritzker and Lt. Gov.-elect Juliana Stratton announced Tuesday they've formed an inaugural committee that will plan events surrounding their Jan. 14 swearing-in ceremony.
J.B. Pritzker And Julianna Stratton Discuss Long-Term PlansPritzker says his number one goal is to raise the living standards for working families in Illinois.
Ken Dunkin Wants His Job BackDunkin wants to return to the Capitol, saying he's seeking a comeback due to demand from 5th District voters who feel let down.
Democrats, Social Service Groups Say Rauner Agenda Creating "Armageddon"Some Illinois Democrats who defeated opponents backed by Gov. Bruce Rauner in the primary election said the governor has created “Armageddon” for home healthcare and childcare agencies owed tens of millions of dollars by the state.
Juliana Stratton Defeats Ken Dunkin In High-Spending 5th District State House RaceIn a race that served as a proxy war between Governor Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan, attorney Juliana Stratton defeated incumbent State Representative Ken Dunkin in the Democratic primary for the 5th District in the Illinois House.
Outside Money Flows Into Two State House RacesCBS 2's Derrick Blakley takes a look at the sky-high money that's being spent on two races for low-level offices.
Obama Backs Dunkin Challenger Stratton In Illinois House RaceIn a rare move, President Barack Obama is joining the fray in an Illinois House race, backing a first-time candidate against a Democratic incumbent in a race that has become a proxy war in the battle between Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Dunkin-Stratton Debate Turns Out To Be All About MadiganWhen state Rep. Ken Dunkin (D-Chicago) met Thursday night for a 90-minute debate with 5th District Democratic primary challenger Juliana Stratton, virtually every topic circled back eventually to Dunkin's estrangement from Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.