Peabody Energy, the largest coal producer in the U.S., reached a deal this week with several states on plans to cover the costs of mine cleanups.
Illinois voters like labor unions, but generally find Governor Bruce Rauner's approach to labor negotiations to be unfavorable, according to a new poll.
Amazon.com announced Tuesday it will open a new warehouse in Romeoville expected to create 600 new jobs.
The United States will expand its Central American refugee program, according to a Tuesday announcement.
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.