Gov. Rauner Signs Law Requiring State Jobs Be In Capital Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring state jobs to be located in the capital city unless there's good reason to put them elsewhere.
1st Barack Obama Day In IllinoisChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was Obama's first presidential chief of staff. He tweeted good wishes saying, "57 never looked so good!"
Madigan Unveils New Strategy In Harassment Scandal Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan is turning to women for damage control, following the latest sexual harassment incident to strike his political machine.
Rauner Signs Law Expanding Independence Of Ethics ComplaintsThe law provides more independence to investigations of ethics complaints and more public information about the process.
Governor Bruce Rauner Signs Full State Budget, First Since Taking Office Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner was full of bi-partisan praise as he signed the state budget into law Monday.
Rolling The Dice To Expand Gambling In IllinoisGetting approval is once again far from a sure bet.
Rauners Moving Back To Illinois Governor's MansionGov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, say they're moving back into the Illinois Governor's Mansion as renovations wrap up on the historic home.
Lawmakers Push Back Decision On Carjacker Penalties BillLawmakers in Springfield are pushing back against legislation aimed at tougher penalties on carjackers.
Illinois GOP: Conservative, Moderate To Share LeadershipConservatives have been critical of Rauner's actions on issues such as abortion and immigration, prompting state Rep. Jeanne Ives to challenge him in a closer-than-expected March primary.
State Legislators Push To Impose Regulation On Gun DealersA bipartisan group of state lawmakers is taking another stab at regulating gun shops.
New Website Tells Illinois' Story From Long Before Statehood A new website created for Illinois' bicentennial celebration tells the story of Illinois from well before it became a state 200 years ago.
“Life-Skills” Re-Entry Center Opens For Ex-Offenders Illinois officials have re-opened a former youth detention site as a center to help offenders learn life skills after they are released.