Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed union-backed legislation that would raise the wages for home health care workers who serve seniors and people with disabilities.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has issued an apology for previously saying half of Chicago Public Schools teachers "are virtually illiterate" and half of its principals are "incompetent."
The Illinois unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in June, while the state lost a net 2,200 jobs last month, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) said Thursday.
Chicago aldermen and immigrant advocates unveiled legislation Monday aimed at strengthening protections for immigrants living in the city.
Brighton Park community members and local elected officials will gather Tuesday afternoon to push for greater school funding in Chicago.
Chicago aldermen are weighing a mayor-backed property tax rebate plan for households with incomes of $75,000 or less.
The state of Illinois is facing an $8 billion budget deficit in the current fiscal year, a new report shows.
Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump has reportedly selected Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an executive order Wednesday designed to improve access to state contracts for businesses owned by minorities, women and people with disabilities.