Woman Says Illinois Speaker Madigan Didn't Act On ComplaintsAlaina Hampton's lawsuit against Madigan's campaign committees and the state Democratic Party contends that Travis Shea faced no repercussions for complaints against him by two women and that he continued to work on Madigan's staff for two years.
Regional Senate Hearings Set On Illinois Construction NeedsTwo key Illinois state senators will travel the state this month and next month to hear what kind of infrastructure needs taxpayers have in their communities.
More Than 50 Companies Showcased At Illinois Products ExpoOfficials say that Illinois ranks first nationally for food processing sales at $186 billion a year. It is among the state's top manufacturing activities.
Illinois Senate Plans Statewide Hearings On Capital BillFuture hearings are planned through April in Decatur, Edwardsville, Elgin and Peoria.
Snoop Dogg Raps His Way To The Illinois State Fair This SummerSnoop Dogg has been performing for two decades. He's got award-winning albums and songs, hit television shows, films, product lines and a record of philanthropy.
Governor Pritzker: 'I Choose A Fair Tax System To Get Us Out Of This Mess'"We need fundamental tax reform. I choose a fair tax system to get us out of this mess."
Sterigenics Gets The Attention Of Lawmakers In Springfield"We need to act, as the legislature here, on a permanent basis. We need to make sure that proper policies and protections are in place to ensure that we do not have this situation like this again,"
House Approves $15 Minimum Wage, Sends Bill To Gov. PritzkerBusiness groups want a tiered minimum wage with lower base levels in parts of the state with lower costs of living.
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.
Museum Offers Free Admission, Events For Lincoln's BirthdayMuseum officials say admission will be free on Feb. 12 — what would have been Lincoln's 210th birthday.
State Orders Study Of Leaking In Illinois Capitol DomeThe state is in the process of selecting a contractor to do a comprehensive inspection and recommend what needs to be done.
Religious Leader Ready For Statehouse WorkKalish is no stranger to politics. As a lobbyist, he dealt with Democrats and Republicans. That experience, he said, will benefit his constituents.
State Patronage Jobs Reduced By Rauner AdministrationA special counsel to former Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says his administration reclassified thousands of state jobs that were once exempt from anti-patronage protections.
Pritzker Promises Political Unity During Inauguration In Springfield"I won't balance the budget on the backs of the starving, the sick, and the suffering. I won't make government the enemy and government employees the scapegoats."
JB Pritzker Takes Oath As Governor, Vows 'Democrats And Republicans Will Work Together'After taking the oath of office in Springfield, Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker vowed to work with Republicans to pass a balanced budget, and took a veiled shot at his predecessor, Republican Bruce Rauner, stating "our abdication of responsibility must end."