Legislation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Illinois is on its way to Gov. Bruce Rauner's desk.
A Senate committee has advanced a measure allowing automatic voter registration in Illinois.
Funding schools, the political climate and tax reform: Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner sat down with business owners in Carterville Wednesday to talk about the issues they and the state face.
Roughly Illinois 24,000 workers who care for disabled residents in their homes would make at least $15 an hour in legislation headed to the governor.
The fate of services for thousands of sexual assault victims in Illinois rests in the hands of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation to allow an arbitrator to settle state-employee wages and working conditions if union negotiations stall.
A measure to prohibit tobacco sales to people younger than 21 has failed in the Illinois Senate
The Illinois House has approved $700 million to partially finance various human service programs that have not received funding since last summer because of the state's budget stalemate.
A suburban Chicago man is accused of using voicemail to threaten Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Illinois superintendents warned of school closures and staff layoffs as they implored state lawmakers to pass a budget to give them certainty for the fall.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and other Republicans say bipartisan groups of Illinois lawmakers are making progress on initiatives that Rauner says are essential to a deal on a long-delayed state budget.
A bill that's moving through the Illinois Legislature is aimed at ensuring local police departments properly handle rape investigations.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner won't discuss his decision not to endorse Donald Trump for president, and he says he's skipping the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to focus on his state's...
A group that wants an independent commission to draw state legislative districts in Illinois turned in signatures to ask voters to approve the change this November.
Last month's fines bring the total this year to $6.5 million. Illinois collected nearly $3 million in fines during the same four-month span last year.
Illinois voters will get a chance to consider a constitutional amendment aimed at preventing funds collected for transportation projects being used for other purposes.
A member of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says the Republican governor will not endorse Donald Trump as the GOP standard-bearer in the November election.
A $454 million bill to increase funding for financially struggling Illinois colleges and universities has cleared the state Senate.
Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Illinois House Democrats delayed a measure to tax millionaires at higher rates if voters approved the plan in November.
The Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale, is one of many agencies around the state struggling to keep services going with thousands erased from its budget because of a lack of state funds.
Students living illegally in the U.S. who struggle to pay for college because they don't qualify for financial aid are urging Illinois lawmakers to make them eligible for state help.
Illinois social service advocates fear chaos when a new ban on most overtime for home health care workers goes into effect Sunday.
Nearly 19,000 kids were abused last year in Illinois, according to reports from DCFS, yet many of the services that provide counseling and help for those kids have gone unfunded for nearly 10 months.