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The Illinois Legislature is advancing a plan introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan to end weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.
Another day, another debate between the two remaining candidates for Springfield mayor.
Staying in Springfield past May 31 does not get you what you want, he warns
$1.6 B in fund sweeps, budget cuts
The youngest member of the Illinois legislature says she's hopeful the mess with the Fiscal Year 2015 state budget is this week.
Three guards at the Pontiac Correctional Center were injured today when an inmate attacked them with a homemade weapon.
The drive to dilute the influence of public sector unions in Illinois continues.
The Republican leader in the Illinois Senate calls this a "do or die week" on dealing with the shortfall in the current budget.
The governor's idea of allowing local jurisdictions to be right-to-work and to opt out of the Prevailing Wage Act is not legal, according to the attorney general.
Springfield blogger Calvin Christian is again in trouble with the law -- this time in Jacksonville.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda" will put Illinois on the right path, supporters say, but it's not going to be quick.
As many as a fourth of the vehicles in the state's fleet could end up being history if legislation in the Illinois House is passed.
Illinois State Police say a vehicle behind one Rauner was in lost control and hit a rear axle of a semi on I-55.
Helps startups, supporters say
Poverty makes disaster worse, research says
Don't give your Social Security number
Neither Kirk nor Durbin is impressed with their own parties' actions
Fundraisers fall $100K short of goal for replica funeral train car.
Under state law, cities and towns cannot currently declare bankruptcy in Illinois.
NIU and ISU presidents testify before state lawmakers in hopes of avoiding funding cuts.