Blagojevich an exception, Durbin says
Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.
Republican Tom Cross has conceded the Illinois treasurer's race to Democrat Mike Frerichs.
The longtime director of the Danville Election Commission is stepping down weeks after Republicans scrutinized how ballots were handled.
Republican governor, Democratic legislature
Illinois newest member-of-Congress-to-be is in Washington for orientation.
Northwestern University is planning a memorial service for U.S. journalist James Foley, who was slain by Islamic State militants.
The Tom Cross campaign for treasurer says some people are recorded as voting more than once.
Illinois law enforcers took training on NPLEx in Springfield Monday.
The winner in the race for state treasurer is still not certain.
Fiscal year will be halfway over when Rauner is sworn in
Minimum wage may get attention
Misleading robocalls to Chicago election judges were not sanctioned by the GOP.
Many Illinois consumers who buy health insurance on the new government-run marketplace will see price increases for 2015.
Rauner has made a point of saying he is going to move to Springfield and live in the Governor’s Mansion a few blocks from the Capitol.
A federal judge has sentenced Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford to probation and a fine for shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service of nearly $3,800.
Still must include business help, gov-elect says
The results of advisory referenda will prompt legislation. The minimum wage question — $10 an hour by Jan. 1 –…
Not as big a deal as it sounds, some say
Not many places to put the money in Illinois legislative races, says Redfield