SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House has advanced House Speaker Michael Madigan’s plan to ask voters whether the state should increase the minimum wage to $10 an hour.
A fire that started yesterday afternoon in Macomb is still causing problems for area fire departments.
CHICAGO (AP)–Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking on the minimum wage issue in Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP)–A new effort is underway in Illinois to raise awareness of human trafficking of children.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The Illinois not-for-profit group that hosts prep activities from basketball to chess has defended its financial records before a panel of lawmakers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Republican lawmakers want to let voters weigh in on whether to make Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent.
CHICAGO (AP)–An Illinois lawmaker set to face trial on federal bribery charges is asking to postpone the proceeding so he can finish out the legislative session.