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Democrats in a heated debate said the proposal would adversely affect middle class families.
A report from the state auditor's office has found more than $321,000 was paid for services to dead people through a program in the Illinois Department of Aging.
Eager Illinois marijuana patients are jumping the gun by submitting applications for diseases that haven't yet been officially approved
A developer of off-campus student housing throughout Iowa and elsewhere in Illinois, among other places, wants to do so here.
Gov. Bruce Rauner says he plans several simultaneous pension strategies, now that he knows it's difficult to predict what the Illinois Supreme Court will do.
State support for Amtrak would go down by more than one-third, under the governor's proposed budget.
$2.3 million of work has started on Saint Mary's Cathedral in Peoria.
Need to pay for parking in Peoria? There's an app for that.
Another state high school athletic tournament is this weekend, but this one will involve the Special Olympics.
Johnnie Lee Savory spent 30 years in prison for the 1977 deaths, and was pardoned in 2011 by then-Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.
Outgoing City Water Light and Power head Eric Hobbie is urging the new Springfield City Council to move forward with building up Hunter Lake so it can be a secondary water supply for the city.
It's helped find 42 kids in 13 years
House Dems: Guv's ideas won't fly
Rauner says LaHood favors "limited government, low taxes, individual liberties (and) personal responsibility.''
The body of David Chase, 47, of Springfield was discovered Wednesday morning.
The idea, put forth in a Chicago Tribune editorial, suggests laying everyone off and hiring them back under a new pension system.
Langfelder says he so far has hired people whom he believes to be the best for the job.
He could offer state workers a choice between keeping annual cost-of-living increases in retirement or counting future pay raises when calculating their retirement benefits.
The building housing the Illinois State Museum in Springfield has officially been named in honor of late former Senator Alan Dixon, who passed away last July.
Meatloaf won't be gracing Springfield with his presence, but the show will go on.