The gun dealer licensing bill takes aim at gun shops that sell guns, only to have the buyer turn around and re-sell them to gang members.
Legalizing video poker and slots was supposed to generate billions of dollars for the state of Illinois. After a decade, that hasn’t happened.
Pritzker on Tuesday said the state will initiate the process of restoring the salary steps to employees whose advances had been frozen since 2015.
The Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois in Springfield says this is the first posthumous exoneration in state history.
Since it was started on the Stevenson Expressway in 2011, the express bus service has grown six-fold, expanding to other highways.
With former Gov. Bruce Rauner seated in the front row, Pritzker vowed he “won’t hollow out the functions of government.”
J.B. Pritzker was sworn in Monday as the 43rd governor of Illinois. Read the text of his inauguration address.
After taking the oath of office Monday, Pritzker says he’ll work to get rid of hyper-partisanship, balance a budget and give the middle class a break.
Thirteen of the 30 clemency requests were granted to Cook County inmates, mostly for people convicted on drug, burglary, theft or fraud charges.
IDHS announced it found a way to assure people receive their benefits for February, but there’s a catch.
Mitchell served as a state representative of the 26th District and was the youngest member of the Illinois House when he was elected in 2013.
THE WATCHDOGS: Secretary of state’s charity pledged $10 million for Chicago park center in his name but paid just $650,000 after taxpayer bailout.
East Jackson Street LLC was created so that Pritzker could personally compensate some of his staff in addition to their government salaries.
The Kinzinger and Davis votes come at a time when Democrats hold most major elected offices in Illinois.
House Speaker Mike Madigan named state Rep. Greg Harris his top lieutenant, making Harris the first openly gay House majority leader in state history.