SPRINGFIELD | Illinois lawmakers are taking a hatchet to Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to hire new workers in the coming fiscal year.
SPRINGFIELD | The two Chicago Democrats who control the Illinois General Assembly have laid out their strategies for dealing with a court order requiring the state to allow citizens to carry concealed weapons.
SPRINGFIELD | The embattled chief of the Illinois Republican Party has formed a panel aimed at analyzing the GOP failures in November in hopes of charting a course for improvement in 2014.
CHICAGO | Illinois' top fiscal officer urged lawmakers Monday to transfer more than $1 billion from financially sound state programs to agencies that are in danger of running out of money, including some that serve seniors, children and the disabled.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois Democrats said Wednesday they won't wait for Congress to act on gun-control legislation and planned to press ahead with a statewide ban on assault weapons and tighter firearms restrictions in Chicago in the wake of the Connecticut school massacre.
SPRINGFIELD | Tuesday’s election left Democrats holding a whopping 40 of 59 seats in the Illinois Senate, giving Senate President John Cullerton a veto-proof majority and leaving minority Republicans with an even smaller voice in the legislative process.
U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar recalls returning home from the Navy to find the family manufacturing business going under and teaming up with his brother to see if they could save it.
SPRINGFIELD | Democratic comptroller nominee David Miller is joining his GOP counterparts in their push to merge the offices of comptroller and treasurer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The candidates for Indiana attorney general offer a vision for the office as unique as the career paths that led them to the race.
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