Posted: 04/15/2014 - Gov. Scott Walker says he deserves a second term because he turned Wisconsin around.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - The option of expanding Illinois gambling only in Chicago will be a central issue during an all-day hearing on legislation.
Posted: 04/10/2014 - A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning.
Posted: 04/10/2014 - A half-century after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, President Barack Obama says the nation is still "locked in the same great debate about equality and opportunity and the role of government."
Posted: 04/10/2014 - Illinois Sen. Jim Oberweis is introducing legislation to raise the minimum wage in Illinois for some workers.
Posted: 04/10/2014 - Legislation creating rules for unregulated rideshare companies such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar is moving through the Illinois Legislature.
Posted: 04/09/2014 - Michael Madigan's spokesman says the Illinois House speaker is withdrawing a plan to tax millionaires in the state.
Updated: 04/10/2014 - Illinois Senate passes proposal to create retirement savings program for private businesses
Posted: 04/07/2014 - Illinois lawmakers have advanced legislation changing the statute of limitations for prosecuting some sexual assaults.
Posted: 04/07/2014 - The Illinois House has narrowly approved legislative hearings looking into how the Illinois High School Association operates.
Posted: 04/03/2014 - Those suffering from mental health issues in the Stateline could soon be seeing an extra boost.
Posted: 04/02/2014 - Legislation prohibiting smoking on the campuses of Illinois public universities has passed the House.
Posted: 04/02/2014 - Legislation to renew a program of benefits for the long-term unemployed has taken another step toward likely Senate approval.
Posted: 04/01/2014 - Documents submitted to Congress by General Motors show the piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents.
Posted: 04/01/2014 - A transportation group is proposing a plan to change the way Illinois pays for road construction, including an increase in gas taxes.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - Government officials tell The Associated Press that President Barack Obama's health care law is on track to hit 7 million sign-ups as a result of a deadline-day surge.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - Illinois State Police have processed about one-fifth of the objections filed by residents whose concealed carry permit applications have been denied.
Posted: 03/27/2014 - Gov. Pat Quinn says state lawmakers should take a close look at a plan to tax Illinois millionaires.
Posted: 03/27/2014 - Jobless rates fell in February in most Illinois metropolitan areas compared to the same time last year, although most areas also lost jobs.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - A new poll shows the race between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke remains close.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he plans to call a vote on making the state's tax increase permanent.