by Kira Lerner Sep 30, 2015
The Republican governor and the Democratic legislature have been deadlocked for months.
by Zack Ford Sep 18, 2015
Despite nationwide marriage equality, civil unions are still relevant to a discrimination complaint resolved this week in Illinois.
by Sam P.K. Collins Sep 18, 2015
"I continue to use these skills so they’ve become a practical part of my life."
by Sacha Feinman Jun 10, 2015
How the governor of Illinois is using a private fortune to reshape the state government.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jun 5, 2015
"We need to do everything we can to maintain access to high quality, local convenient care."
by Scott Keyes May 29, 2015
A small tweak in the state's voter registration law could yield hundreds of thousands of newly registered voters.
by Sam P.K. Collins Apr 10, 2015
Mental health courts could help provide an alternative to incarceration.
by Alice Ollstein Mar 18, 2015
With campuses already preparing to lay off teachers, eliminate entire majors and cut off scholarships, students and teachers are gearing up for a budget battle.
by Josh Israel Mar 17, 2015
Schock becomes the second member of the Republican majority to resign in the first 100 days of the 114th Congress
by Ryan Koronowski Mar 6, 2015
BNSF is trying to keep oil from the Galina River, just upstream from the Mississippi River. The recent spate of oil train derailments has led to calls for federal and state safety rules to address volatile Bakken oil.