The Illinois House Executive Committee approved a bill Tuesday that
would bring high-volume oil and gas drilling to southern portions of the
Illinois’ decision to provide Medicare-eigible state retirees with private insurance, called a Medicare Advantage
policy, has come under fire from union representatives who say they want
the opportunity to choose federal coverage.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel agreed Monday that the
Illinois Gaming Board should have regulatory authority over a proposed gambling expansion package.
The Illinois Senate Executive Committee has passed a bill that would ban the sale and delivery of high-capacity gun magazines with more than 10 rounds.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says state lawmakers could make some historic moves by the end of this legislative session if they so choose.
A bill that looks to put a ban on the sale and delivery of ammunition magazines with more than 10 rounds in Illinois was introduced Friday by State Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-Park Ridge).
Construction to revamp the Red Line's southern branch began Sunday.
Karen Lewis was re-elected as president of the Chicago Teachers Union, garnering more than 80 percent of the vote.
Illinois is one step closer
to legalizing medical marijuana, thanks to a 35-21 vote by the
Illinois Senate Friday.