I have represented the proposed Illiana Corridor area for the past 27 years at all levels of government, including local, county and now state.
SPRINGFIELD | Even before they go on sale to the masses, an Illinois lawmaker wants to ban motorists from wearing Google’s new computerized glasses while driving.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | While Illinois Republicans have made solving the state's pension crisis their issue for years, far fewer GOP lawmakers than expected supported the watershed package of reforms passed by the Legislature Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois is marking the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that killed 1,177 people and brought the United States into World War II.
SPRINGFIELD | It easily could be 2016 before Illinoisans know whether new changes to the state’s pension systems are legal, a University of Illinois law professor said Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | The three largest bond agencies continue to believe loaning money to Indiana is one of the safest investments in the world.
Lansing resident Jessica Gomez is excited to begin a career in health care as a dermatologist.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn has signed landmark legislation Thursday to reform Illinois' massively underfunded pension system, though the new law is certain to face threatened lawsuits by labor unions.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is about to get a very fat paycheck.
HOMEWOOD | Three people accused of being involved in an armed robbery of a Bank of America branch in Homewood were in police custody late Wednesday, authorities said.
The new owner of the shuttered State Line Energy plant in Hammond says he is not planning another industrial use for the lakefront site, but picturing boats, homes and bike paths.
HAMMOND | A former Cook County deputy pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of selling a firearm to a convicted felon, according to court records.
MUNSTER | Police are searching for an Illinois man who went missing after visiting his father in Munster.
The name of a state representative was incorrect in a story on Tuesday in the Illinois edition about candidates filing petitions to be on the March 18 primary ballot. State Rep. Will Davis is a Democrat from Homewood. The Times regrets the error.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, is not impressed with state efforts to dream up complicated workarounds to the Affordable Care Act when implementing the law would immediately provide health coverage to an estimated 400,000 low-income Hoosiers.
SPRINGFIELD | When Gov. Pat Quinn launched a controversial plan last year to close two juvenile detention facilities, one of those he picked was the 16-year-old youth center in Murphysboro.
This week marked the annual rite of election season in which candidates running in the March primary line up in front of the Illinois State Board of Elections to file their nominating petitions.
A new owner has bought a large chunk of the former State Line Energy plant property in Hammond, including the historic Art Deco generating station where workers burned coal to produce electricity for more than eight decades.
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