SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers must approve Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal for fixing part of Chicago’s pension crisis. But the city is likely the first of many that will be seeking help from the Legislature on employee retirement funds.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois village’s former trustee who pleaded guilty to health care fraud has been ordered to spend five years on probation and repay nearly $65,000.
CHICAGO (AP) — State officials are increasing assistance available for first-time homebuyers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A transportation group is proposing a plan to change the way Illinois pays for road construction, including an increase in gas taxes.
President Obama will make a statement this afternoon from the White House Rose Garden on the Afffordable Care Act. You can hear the address by CLICKING HERE, starting at approximately 3:15pm.