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SPRINGFIELD | The state saved about $9 million last year by sending 184 youth to community-based services as an alternative to incarceration, according to a report from the Illinois Department of Human Services.
SPRINGFIELD | State funding for a methamphetamine treatment program in Franklin County remains in limbo.
SPRINGFIELD | Regional superintendents of education have expressed relief that, for now, funding for their offices will not be cut out of the state's budget.
SPRINGFIELD | A House panel late Wednesday dumped an eleventh-hour bid to expand gambling in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois House recently sent Gov. Pat Quinn legislation aimed at preventing another Rod Blagojevich from putting his name on taxpayer-financed billboards in connection with a state program.
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Senate approved legislation Wednesday allowing undocumented students to participate in state college savings programs.
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Senate nixed a plan Tuesday designed to eliminate some of the state's numerous local governments.
SPRINGFIELD | At least 414 Illinois prison inmates have been helping with sandbagging and storm cleanup in areas affected by the flooding in the southern part of the state.
SPRINGFIELD | Lawmakers would be prohibited from awarding General Assembly scholarships to members of their family under legislation approved by the Illinois House Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | State funding for Illinois' public universities could be based on measurements like how many students complete degrees, under proposals being debated in the Statehouse.
SPRINGFIELD | From bridge inspections to employee pay to state grants, the state of Illinois makes a large amount of information publicly accessible online.
SPRINGFIELD | A downstate lawmaker wants to prevent people from taking cell phone photographs or videos of traffic crashes.
SPRINGFIELD | Officials from surrounding airports are not overly concerned about the possibility of a third Chicago airport affecting their passenger or flight numbers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The latest attempt by state lawmakers to eliminate the lieutenant governor's office has at least one opponent: the lieutenant governor.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A proposed law that would have required all elementary schools in Illinois to provide at least 10 minutes of daily recess fell four votes short Thursday in the Illinois House.
SPRINGFIELD | A measure designed to attract and keep tech businesses in Illinois received a boost Thursday from the Illinois Senate.
SPRINGFIELD | Lawmakers granted Gov. Pat Quinn his No. 1 wish last month when they approved an income tax increase designed to help close a massive budget gap.
SPRINGFIELD | Parents of home-schooled children would have to register their kids with the state under a proposal that could be debated in the Illinois Senate in coming weeks.
SPRINGFIELD | State lawmakers are again pushing to abolish General Assembly scholarships, and more are pledging not to hand them out this year to students as a cost-saving measure.
SPRINGFIELD | Same-sex couples will be able to obtain civil unions beginning July 1.
SPRINGFIELD | A Democrat-led boost in state income taxes has triggered a flurry of job-poaching attempts by other states.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois could join Indiana and 18 other states that only require one license plate, instead of two, under legislation recently introduced in the state House.
SPRINGFIELD | On her third day in office, new Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka strongly criticized the 66 percent personal income tax increase signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn.
SPRINGFIELD | Five new Republican lawmakers introduced legislation on their first day to cut Illinois General Assembly members' pay by 10 percent.
SPRINGFIELD | In his first act as state treasurer, Republican Dan Rutherford closed satellite offices in Effingham, Collinsville, Mount Vernon, Riverdale, Rockford and Rock Island.
SPRINGFIELD | About 500 people were invited to Gov. Pat Quinn's inaugural welcome reception Sunday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, including all of the state's constitutional officers.
SPRINGFIELD | Unknown hackers shut down a state website for several hours Sunday and early Monday.
SPRINGFIELD | A report released Monday said the state would gain $377 million in revenue by raising the cigarette tax $1 per pack.
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