Posted: 03/08/2013 - The Illinois House is approving an increase in physicians' license fees.
Posted: 03/08/2013 - Lawmakers have found at least one fix for the state's multibillion-dollar pension problem that could pass the Illinois House.
Posted: 03/05/2013 - Illinois lawmakers will soon debate a plan that changes where we vote.
Posted: 03/05/2013 - Gov. Pat Quinn will deliver a proposed state budget calling for $400 million in cuts to education and significant attempts to pay down Illinois' billions in backlogged bills.
Updated: 03/01/2013 - President Barack Obama has signed an order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts
Posted: 02/28/2013 - An expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is one step closer in Illinois.
Posted: 02/27/2013 - It's looking like mandatory government spending cuts will go into effect on Friday.
Posted: 02/27/2013 - Illinois Senate President John Cullerton is on board with the newest Illinois House pension solution plan.
Posted: 02/27/2013 - Ogle County Clerk Rebecca Huntley announced that Ogle County voters may make application for an absentee ballot for the April 9th Consolidated Election.
Updated: 02/26/2013 - Former Illinois legislator Robin Kelly has won the Democratic primary to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
Updated: 02/26/2013 - The Illinois House completed seven hours of debate on the contentious issue of public gun possession by adopting a comprehensive plan long pushed by advocates.
Posted: 02/26/2013 - The Illinois House Executive Committee is hearing arguments over whether the state's ban on same-sex marriage should be lifted.
Updated: 02/26/2013 - It was Election Day here in the Stateline, but it was not a good day for turnout and it was a very brutal day for incumbents.
Posted: 02/26/2013 - anesville community members will have an opportunity to become more informed voters on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the Educational Services Center, 527 S. Franklin St. The Janesville Area Council-PTA and the League of Women Voters will conduct a “School Board Candidates Forum.”
Posted: 02/25/2013 - A report from the Chicago-based Civic Federation predicts that Illinois' backlog of unpaid bills will reach nearly $22 billion within five years without legislative action to hold down pension costs.
Posted: 02/25/2013 - More than two dozen amendments involving the issue of carrying concealed weapons in Illinois could be debated on the House floor Tuesday.
Posted: 02/25/2013 - Lawmakers are back in Washington today to try and work out a deal to avoid massive, across-the-board spending cuts.
Posted: 02/21/2013 - llinois officials say savings from cuts to the state's Medicaid program have fallen short by $464 million.
Posted: 02/20/2013 - A top House Democrat wants to make a state income tax hike permanent and raise the retirement age to get Illinois out of its pension mess.
Updated: 02/19/2013 - Nearly $24 Million dollars That's how much the state has in unclaimed property in Winnebago and Boone Counties. And State Treasurer Dan Rutherford wants it returned to its rightful owners.
Updated: 02/19/2013 - The international terminal at RFD is now named after Former Congressman Don Manzullo.
Posted: 02/19/2013 - Opposing sides of the gun debate in Illinois are focusing on whether legislation allowing weapons to be carried publicly will apply to anyone who meets certain requirements or will be stricter.