CHICAGO (AP) — Senate President John Cullerton says the state budget that Gov. Pat Quinn has signed secures funding for key priorities, but difficult decisions are coming.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State lawmakers have advanced a plan to explore if Illinois could offer college loans to students that would be paid back based on income after graduation.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ Senate President says he’s confident his chamber can pass a vote to extend the state’s income tax increase. But the Chicago Democrat says other proposals may face more obstacles this spring.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Legislature is considering fixing a portion of a statewide pension overhaul that unwittingly takes a year of benefits away from university employees.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate has adjourned without voting on a progressive income tax plan, effectively killing an effort to put it on the November ballot.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal criminal complaint has charged a former Illinois state representative with possession of child pornography.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Legislation creating rules for unregulated rideshare companies such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar is moving through the Illinois Legislature.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Some Illinois lawmakers are hesitating to support a massive Chicago city-pension overhaul because they fear they’ll be blamed for a $750 million property-tax increase.
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.