Tossing Cigarettes Could Mean Big Littering FineStarting next year, flicking a cigarette butt onto the ground could cost you plenty.
Outage Knocks Out State Government Computers, WebsitesState of Illinois technicians were trying to figure out what caused all state government computers to lose email and Internet capabilities for almost three hours Tuesday morning.
Job Market Skill Gaps In ChicagoLooking for a job? Jobs in fields like nursing, security and criminal justice are hiring in Chicago.
Video Gambling Slow To Move Ahead In IllinoisVideo gambling in the state seems to be in a holding pattern.
No High Hopes For Last-Ditch Hearing On Pension Reform Gov. Pat Quinn made a last-ditch push for state lawmakers in Springfield to pass pension reform, but the effort failed Friday.
Fear Of Guantanamo Inmates Coming Inland Holds Up Thomson Prison SaleFear over Guantanamo inmates coming inland is holding up the sale of the state prison at Thomson.
State Ends Requirement Of Proof Of Genital Surgery For Birth Certificate Gender ChangesThe State of Illinois is ending the requirement that people who change their gender on their birth certificates submit proof of genital surgery.
State Sponsoring Contest For Illinois FilmmakersBudding Illinois filmmakers have a chance to gain a wide audience and win money through a state-sponsored film contest.
State Encourages Consumers To Buy Products Made In Illinois To Boost EconomyThe state of Illinois is kicking off a campaign today to get you to try to buy more products that are made in Illinois.
Many Taxpayers Who Filed By Mail Still Waiting For Refunds From StateThe Illinois Department of Revenue says many Illinoisans who filed their tax returns the old-fashioned way are still waiting for refunds.
Quinn Signs Bill Raising Cigarette Taxes To Fund MedicaidGov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill to help the state’s struggling Medicaid program, but critics are convinced the budget solution will do more harm than good.
McDonough Engineering Firm Accused Of Stealing Millions From StateOne of Illinois’ biggest engineering firms could find itself fighting for its survival.
Torture Investigation Panel To Shut Down After State Eliminates FundingA state commission set up to investigate claims of police torture is about to close up shop.
Protesters To CME Group: Give Your Tax Break BackAbout 1,500 protesters slowly marched from the Thompson Center to the Chicago Board of Trade on Wednesday, calling for the company that runs the financial exchange to give back millions in state tax breaks.
Appeals Court Backs Quinn's Move To Deny Workers' RaisesA federal appeals court is backing Gov. Pat Quinn's move to deny pay raises to thousands of union workers.