A homeless shelter in Springfield might soon have to partially shut down due to the more than six-month-old state budget impasse.
Over 800 Wheaton College alumni have signed a letter stating they will consider withholding donations from their alma mater if the administration does not end its termination proceedings against political science professor Larycia Hawkins.
Daily negations sessions are being held with representatives from the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Public Schools as the two sides seek to reach a deal on a new labor contract.
Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to see new criminal justice reforms implemented in Illinois and says he is OK with putting short-term state funds toward the effort.
The Rauner administration is seeking a determination from the Illinois Labor Relations Board on whether contract talks with AFSCME Council 31 are at an impasse.
Where you grow up has a lot to do with your opportunities for success in life, according to a new report by the Center for American Progress.
State Sen. Mike Noland (D-Elgin) picked up the endorsement of AFSCME Local 31 Tuesday afternoon in his race for Congress.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is closing in on former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton's lead in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to new polls.
Illinois immigrant advocates and elected officials will spearhead resolutions in the city of Chicago and Cook County condemning a federal deportation crackdown on Central American migrants.