Lawmakers under pressure to solve Illinois’ pension crisis say their progress is tied less to their pay than the process of calculating savings for the state’s coffers.
One of the Republicans running for governor of Illinois in 2014 is giving incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn, a Democrat, some credit for his decision this week to veto lawmakers’ pay as retribution for inaction on pensions.
The state of Illinois is asking a federal court to reject a push by gun-rights advocates to let the state’s residents start publicly toting weapons as soon as next week.
An investigation is underway after a suspicious, powdery substance was found at the Decatur Correctional Center.
Lottery officials are still holding on to an unclaimed prize from Jacksonville.
The Springfield Mass Transit District is extending one of its lines for the summer.
Foreclosures appear to be holding down home prices in the Springfield area, according to the Capital Area Association of Realtors.
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a Springfield businessman with filing false income tax returns.
A lengthy legal battle over an abortion notification law appears to be ending, clearing the way for Illinois to begin enforcing a 1995 measure requiring doctors to notify a girl’s parents before she undergoes the procedure.
Even though it is on the books, the state is not yet ready to handle the influx of applicants for…