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Leslie Munger Settles In to New Job

One of the new faces around the state Capitol belongs to the comptroller, Leslie Munger.

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Durbin Criticizes Netanyahu

Senator Dick Durbin says there’s a problem with the statement Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made last week regarding an…


Business Groups, Some Republicans Support Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants

If there’s to be immigration reform, should it include an opportunity for citizenship for illegal immigrants? Business interests and some…


Springfield Police Investigate Two Shootings

Two shootings happened Monday afternoon, within a mile of each other.

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ISBE Urges More State Money for Education

Paying for schools always seems to be a tough nut in Illinois.

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Accident Closes I-55 Near Springfield

Things are back to normal on Interstate 55 after an accident outside Springfield snarled traffic for hours Monday morning.


Rauner Names Corrections Director

A federal official will be moving back to the state level as the latest appointee of Governor Bruce Rauner.


Schock Took 10 Staffers to New York City: Report

More of Peoria Congressman Aaron Schock's spending is being called into question.

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Judge Hears Arguments in Twitter Lawsuit

A federal judge is hearing arguments on whether or not a Peoria man's civil rights were violated when the man's home was raided after he started a fake Twitter account making fun of Peoria's mayor.

FILE - In this April 30, 2014 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to students and educators at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill. Gov. Quinn largely approved the 2015 budget lawmakers sent him but used his veto powers to cut about $250 million from the $35.7 billion spending plan Monday June 30, 2014. The Chicago Democrat said he cut money for renovations to the state Capitol, which drew criticism last year over the hefty price tag. He also said he has directed state agencies to made additional reductions, including selling nearly half of the state's aircraft.

What about Pat?

Back to organizing, he says


New Man at DNR

Former State Rep. Rosenthal settles in

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Oral Arguments Are Close

2013 pension changes are in focus Wednesday


Immigrant Groups: Don’t Cut Us

Programs pay off handsomely, advocates say

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Madigan: More Tools Are Needed to Fight ID Theft

Current law must be updated, says attorney general


Tate-Nadeau Is a Trail Blazer

First woman general in the Illinois National Guard

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Distracted Drivers Could Get Prison Time for Fatal Crashes

HB3487 would give drivers illegally using cell phones same penalty as drunk drivers who cause fatalities.

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State Farm Center Renovation Under Way

Fighting Illini men's basketball team will play first five home games next season in Springfield.

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Illinois House Busy Tackling Issues Big and Small

Healthier snacks in vending machines and colors on toy guns among resolutions the Illinois House is working on.

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EPA Says No Hazardous Chemicals From Derailed Train

EPA continuing to monitor area waterways for leaking oil.

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