The Family Counseling Center in southern Illinois says the budget impasse has been devastating, and it hurts people in need the most.
Illinois legislative leaders and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner are succeeding more at frustrating each other than at striking a deal to end an 18-month budget impasse that's damaging the state's...
Susana Mendoza has been sworn in as Illinois comptroller.
Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger says lawmakers suing her to get back pay are "cowards."
Rauner says right now Democrats only want to do another stop gap budget.
The Illinois house has approved a symbolic measure expressing opposition to passing an income-tax increase during a lame-duck session when fewer votes are required and outgoing legislators don't...
The Illinois General Assembly has approved a measure allowing home health care workers to get overtime pay for work over 40 hours a week.
Lawmakers will be in Springfield from Tuesday through Thursday.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is creating two workplace task forces, but leaders of Illinois' largest public-employees union say it's an attempt to distract attention from larger contract issues.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has granted clemency to a man who was convicted of reckless homicide as a teenager and later flew more than 1,700 missions in Vietnam.
The Illinois Board of Higher Education has approved $17 million in emergency funding to help three financially-strapped state universities through the end of the year.
State workers across Illinois put pressure on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner to negotiate in demonstrations at 120 worksites.
The "Don't Dictate, Negotiate" events Thursday are being organized at 120 worksites across the state.
Illinois is starting a program to replace older license plates that officials say won't cost the budget-strapped state any additional money.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan plan on being in the same room to discuss Illinois' economic future.
Lawmakers will be in session this week for three days beginning Tuesday. They'll return for three more days the week after Thanksgiving.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's vision of a swift, post-election budget compromise is off to a rocky start with Democratic leaders absent from the first negotiation meeting.
Gov. Bruce Rauner says he hopes lawmakers don't just focus on overriding vetoes when they return to Springfield for a brief session next week and instead work on trying to end an epic budget impasse.
Rauner's adjustable gross income in 2015 was $187.6 million. Almost $170 million came from investments..
Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has mocked Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's family history of military service in the U.S., implying that her Asian-American heritage should cast doubts.
The governors of Illinois and Ohio have bet each other cases of beer, pizza and other ballpark favorites ahead of the World Series contest between the Cubs and the Indians.
Gov. Rauner established the task force in April and it's making a report Wednesday in Chicago.
Changes must be made. That's what Southern Illinois University President Randy Dunn said Monday. He says SIU needs to adapt the university system to help make it through the budget impasse.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he's creating a council that will review state agency rules and regulations with the goal of reducing bureaucracy.