That means the issue will be decided by Republican Governor-elect Bruce Rauner, who takes office on Monday.
The Illinois General Assembly has passed legislation opposed by Republican Governor-elect Bruce Rauner that would establish a 2016 special election to replace the late state comptroller.
If you live in Illinois, expect a break on your income taxes.
Illinois governor-elect Bruce Rauner has announced who he will appoint to fill the vacancy in the Comptroller's office.
A fund has been established to benefit a 7-year-old southern Illinois girl who survived a Kentucky plane crash that killed her parents, a sister and a cousin.
A Murphysboro woman is one of Illinois' newest state representatives.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has named his budget chief as a short-term replacement for late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
Senate President John Cullerton says there should be an "immediate" lawmaker special session to make plans for a 2016 election to replace late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
Avid southwestern Illinois trapper Ken Staley for years has craved catching a more exotic prey: bobcats. And soon he may get his chance.
The clock is ticking as state leaders face a dilemma in how to replace Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka in her current and future terms.
Some Illinois lawmakers oppose eavesdropping legislation awaiting action by the governor because it doesn't address how police officers may use body-worn cameras.
In today's 6 Things to Know, we'll find out today who President Obama will name as the next secretary of defense.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court over a lower court's declaration that the state's pension overhaul law is unconstitutional.
The legislation would by 2019 increase Illinois' minimum wage to $11 an hour for workers 18 and older.
The biggest issue for Illinois lawmakers in the year's last veto session this week is whether they can muster votes for a minimum wage hike.
One hundred billion dollars, that's what a judge says the state of Illinois owes its employees pensions after their attempts to cut benefits was found unconstitutional.
Legal documents show an American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican's sex crimes prosecutor was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law enforcement before the ...
The Illinois attorney general's office warns that with President Obama's sweeping immigration changes comes the possibility of immigration service fraud.
Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner has been busily preparing to take the reins of Illinois' government since defeating Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Nov. 4.
An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state Constitution.
A southern Illinois judge is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by landowners to stop high-volume oil and gas drilling in the state.
A Republican lawmaker from southwestern Illinois is pushing a plan to allow betting on old races as a way to boost the horse racing industry.
Governor-elect Rauner met with House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton for roughly two hours Thursday at the private Chicago Club.
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office has 120 unclaimed military medals in the Capitol vault in Springfield.