Illinois Politicians Talk Of Immigration CompromiseTalk of a political compromise on the nation's immigration policies dominated a rally and workshops on the issue Saturday at Malcolm X College.
Jesse White Calls For Rep. Smith To Resign; GOP Wants ProbeIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White is calling on his onetime political protégé, State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago), to resign after his arrest for bribery.
State Paying For Parking Lots Most Taxpayers Will Never UseAt a time when the state of Illinois is crying poor, taxpayers are forking over millions to repave parking lots for local governments and private entities. CBS 2's Kristyn Hartman reports.
Fight Over District Maps Complicating Legislative Session Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross says hard feelings over Democrat-lead redistricting, are complicating final weeks of the legislative session.
Medical Marijuana Bill Goes Up In Smoke In Ill. HouseA proposed pilot program for medical marijuana in Illinois failed to generate enough votes of support in Springfield on Thursday.
Emanuel Protests State Plan For Education CutsTop Illinois House leaders are proposing a big cut in education spending in the coming fiscal year.
Report: Cullerton Moves To Repeal Video Poker LawIn a surprise move, Senate President John Cullerton Wednesday took steps to gut the controversial 2009 state law that authorized video gambling machines in bars and restaurants throughout the state, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Meetings Continue On Tax Hike Plan With No ResultIt's been another busy but markedly unproductive day in the Illinois General Assembly, which is aiming to raise our taxes but not there yet.