Posted: 09/09/2013 - As more lawmakers come out against a U.S. military strike in Syria, President Barack Obama is conceding that he might lose his battle for congressional support.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Senator Tim Cullen says he wants mandatory seat belts on all new buses.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Riverboat casinos in Illinois want to remain open for business around the clock.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - Governor Pat Quinn today announced a capital investment of more than $1.3 million for a road construction project in Freeport.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - Janesville Democrat Tim Cullen said at a news conference Thursday he wants to focus on foundations he's created that help high school student.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - A spokeswoman for Pat Quinn says the Illinois governor is "concerned" about an architect's choice to use nearly $670,000 copper-plated wooden doors as part of a Capitol renovation project.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - Former DuPage County board chairman Bob Schillerstrom has decided not to make a bid for Illinois treasurer.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - The Illinois National Guard says about 20 soldiers from a specialized unit are getting ready to deploy to Afghanistan, where they'll work alongside members of the Polish military.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - Republican gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Kirk Dillard has chosen state Rep. Jil Tracy as his running mate.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford has chosen a Chicago attorney as his running mate.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - Illinois State Police say applications for training to be a concealed-carry instructor are now available.
Posted: 08/29/2013 - Suburban Chicago state Rep. Jim Durkin is the new leader of Republicans in the Illinois House.
Posted: 08/29/2013 - The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.
Posted: 08/29/2013 - The government is issuing the regulations needed to allow gay couples married in states that recognize same-sex marriages to file joint federal tax returns.
Posted: 08/27/2013 - U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is expected to sit down with local law enforcement leaders Wednesday to talk about crime.