by Alan Pyke Posted on July 15, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
The companies preyed on thousands of student loan debtors.
by Scott Keyes Posted on June 2, 2014
The Land of Lincoln will boost its turnout by up to 14 percentage points with one simple bill.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 29, 2014
Workers will now be guaranteed accommodations so they don't have to choose between a health pregnancy and their job.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 20, 2014 Updated: May 21, 2014
Illinois is a case study: two months after losing long-term unemployment benefits, most were still out of work.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on May 20, 2014 Updated: May 20, 2014
"As a veteran, I can think of no better way to demonstrate your commitment to our nation," Rep. Jeff Denham said.
by Ari Phillips Posted on May 19, 2014 Updated: May 19, 2014
Last month Farmers Insurance Co. filed nine class-action lawsuits arguing that local governments in the Chicago area are aware that climate change is leading to heavier rainfall but are failing to prepare accordingly.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 5, 2014
Half a million people in Illinois want a ballot initiative to take the keys to the hen house away from foxes in the state legislature.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on April 25, 2014
A U.S. Senate candidate who lost past elections for his anti-immigrant platform now says he "regrets" his harsh rhetoric from the past.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 26, 2014
Funding cuts have turned Cook County's jail into the largest mental health provider in America.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 19, 2014 Updated: March 20, 2014
As Illinois increases its dependence on coal, residents fight back against new strip mines and spiking utility bills.