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Quinn Signs Education Bills But Uses Time To Talk About Pension

Illinois education funding – from pre-school through college graduation – is in place, thanks to three bills Gov. Pat Quinn signed this (Thursday) afternoon.


“Julie’s” Law Goes Into Effect Monday

If she were alive today, Julie Gorczynski of Frankfort may have completed two years of college. Instead, her name is on a new law punishing speeders such as the one who caused the crash that killed her a week after her high school graduation in 2011.


Kirk Dillard Believes Pensions Should Have Been Fixed Years Ago

A ten person committee has begun the process of coming up with a solution for ailing Illinois pension systems.


Davis Respects but Disagrees with Supreme Court Decision

U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis says he respects the decision of the Supreme Court of gay marriage benefits but he doesn’t…


Marriage Equality Rally in Springfield

Citizens in support of marriage equality rallied Paul Findley Federal Building following the news of the Supreme Court striking down…


A Springfield Man Is In Custody For What Could Have Become an Armed Robbery

Springfield Police have a man is in custody for what they believe was an attempted armed robbery early Tuesday morning.


Sangamon County State’s Attorney Will Prosecute Against Conceal Carry Under Certain Circumstances

The Sangamon County States Attorney says he will prosecute anyone for carrying a concealed weapon, if the gun was used in crime


Doctors Say Men Should Know Blood Pressure/Sugar Levels

On average men live shorter lives than women, in part because men don’t give as much attention to their health.…

Brady Running for Governor Again

State Senator Bill Brady has announced that he will run for governor for a second time in 2014. Brady said,…


Hy-Vee Reports Survey Scam to Authorities

The Springfield Police Department is warning citizens about a scam happening at a store in Springfield. Although the store is…

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Judge to State: Pay Insurance for Home Health Care Workers


SEIU Healthcare Illinois took legal action against Gov. Bruce Rauner and Comptroller Leslie Munger earlier this month to force the payments.