INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's largest teachers union is urging Gov. Mike Pence to support freezing the state's education accountability system for one year because of revisions to the ISTEP test being driven by the state's new academic standards.
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HAMMOND | Representatives from the Indiana Manufacturers Association will break down how bills passed this session in the Indiana General Assembly will affect businesses and residents at an upcoming event.
EL PASO, Texas | The world of sex-trafficking is complicated and complex, yet the solution may be as simple as education.
INDIANAPOLIS | The House Judiciary Committee has delayed a vote on a proposal to amend Indiana's constitution to ban gay marriage.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A supplemental appropriation is needed to come up with the money to fund back pay for state workers, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka said.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest.
INDIANAPOLIS | Supporters and opponents of the federal health care law brought their national battle to Indianapolis on Monday.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced a series of changes to the department's community policing program, including using social media and smart phones to help them fight crime in the city.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The Illinois Senate has passed an initiative allowing for the construction and operation of the long-awaited third Chicago area airport, along with two other major projects.
SPRINGFIELD | The head of the board that regulates Illinois' gambling said Tuesday that a proposed expansion calling for five new casinos raises so many questions about oversight of a Chicago casino that it should be separated into its own bill.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller sympathizes with state lawmakers who want to take an extraordinary step to rein in the power of the federal government.
CHICAGO | Cook County's sheriff is proposing a countywide concealed-carry ordinance, saying if state lawmakers don't pass a law by next month as a federal court has ordered, Illinois could turn into the "Wild West."
Veteran Illinois state Sen. Donne Trotter, seen in a Dec. 15, 2012, appearance in South Holland, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge after being accused last year of trying to board a flight with a gun. Trotter's attorney said he entered a guilty plea to reckless conduct in a pl…
CHICAGO | Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived in Illinois on Monday on a determined mission to lure away the state's businesses, blast its nagging financial problems and spark a little interstate rivalry with a simple message to Gov. Pat Quinn.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials worry the only thing worse than passing a new tax would be passing one that leaves county government still millions of dollars in the hole.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Democratic State Rep. Anthony DeLuca, a former mayor of Chicago Heights, has been appointed chairman of the Cities & Villages Committee in the Illinois House of Representatives, according to a news release.
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