Senate Democrats voted Thursday to make it more difficult for Republicans to filibuster and block President Obama's nominations.
Supporters of limiting legislative terms in Illinois is halfway to the requirement necessary to get the initiative on the ballot.
The number of unemployment benefit applications fell to the lowest levels since September, according to nw numbers from the Labor Department.
Illinois labor unions are planning to push back against a pending pension proposal with emergency call-in days.
The Tribune Co. plans to layoff 700 employees as it works to reorganize and consolidate the non-editorial parts of the company. The restructuring is scheduled to start January 1.
Ames Middle School parents plan to deliver new petitions and ballots to the Chicago Board of Education Wednesday that students and the local community overwhelmingly oppose affiliating the school with the Marine Corps next year.
Gov. Pat Quinn is set to sign into law Wednesday Illinois' marriage equality bill, making the state the 16th in the nation to legalize same-sex matrimony.
A proposed addition to Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Lincoln Park to help relieve overcrowding will likely take center stage at Wednesday's Chicago Board of Education meeting.
The Illinois Department of Corrections released numbers on the costs associated with the proposed bill that would impose harsher penalities for those convicted of gun crimes.