The U.S. economy added a less-than-expected 160,000 jobs in April, according to economists who had predicted jobs increasing by about 200,000 last month.
Parents attending colleges and universities face declining access to on-campus child care, according to a new analysis released ahead of Mother's Day by the Institute for Women's Policy Research.
The Illinois Senate passed a bill Thursday that would send an additional $454 million to the state's struggling colleges, which are cash-strapped due to the ongoing budget impasse.
Illinoisans will see one constitutional amendment on the ballot in November.
Efforts to advance a proposed graduated income tax amendment stalled in the Illinois House Wednesday.
Dynegy Inc. plans to phase out three of its coal-fueled units in Central and Southern Illinois, the company announced Tuesday.
The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board wants the state to expand the health conditions eligible for medical marijuana treatment.
The 5-day strike at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been cancelled and classes have resumed as scheduled.
Chicago State University has laid off over 300 employees, or a third of the school's staff, as a direct result of the ongoing state budget impasse.