Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed several criminal justice bills on Monday.
Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed legislation Friday that sought to reopen the Hardin County Work Camp.
For a third quarter in a row, Illinois had the worst African-American unemployment rate in the nation, according to a new analysis by the Economic Policy Institute.
The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it will phase out the use of private prisons that house federal inmates.
A Chicago community group and its partners have saved 44 units of affordable housing for families in gentrifying neighborhoods through the so-called "Renters Organizing Ourselves to Stay" initiative.
The village of Oswego is proposing to create a TIF, or tax increment financing, district in the downtown area.
The Chicago Public Schools district is proposing to borrow as much as $945 million for capital improvements.
Workers who assist people with developmental disabilities in Illinois want the governor to sign a bill that would raise their minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Illinois supporters of the proposed "Safe Roads Amendment" kicked off an advocacy campaign Tuesday to educate voters about the ballot measure.