Chicago workers burst into cheers Thursday after a city council committee advanced legislation to make earned paid sick leave a requirement in the Windy City.
Legislation to extend the Illinois medical marijuana pilot program cleared the state House Monday by an 86-27 vote.
A bill that would install a progressive tax in Illinois passed a House committee Tuesday.
Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie) introduced a plan Friday for a graduated state income tax.
Illinois Republicans are balking at a Democrat-backed plan to provide $721.5 million in state funding to community colleges and the Monetary Award Program (MAP).
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner made changes to two state bills involving marijuana on Friday via his amendatory veto power.
The Illinois House shut down Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposal for right-to-work zones in the state.
Illinois' medical marijuana law will soon be expanded to include the treatment of adults and children with epilepsy under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed Sunday.
Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner wants to bump down the state's minimum hourly wage from the current $8.25 to $7.25, he recently told downstate Alton radio station WGBZ-AM.