SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Senate leaders are on the spot to find enough votes for a proposed deal to close a $1.6 billion gap in this year’s budget to save state programs and agencies from running out of money.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Legislation in the Illinois House to increase the minimum wage at a slower rate than the Senate proposes has received committee approval.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois House committee has advanced a measure designed to make it harder to abuse prescription painkillers.
CHICAGO (AP) — Environmentalists are urging Illinois lawmakers to create a new monarch butterfly license plate to help boost the population of the state insect and other pollinators.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) –A staffer for a U.S. Congressman from Illinois has been chosen to replace a state lawmaker who resigned from the General Assembly earlier this month.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Speaker Michael Madigan is stressing the importance of bipartisanship as Illinois enters its first divided government in more than a decade.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Speaker Michael Madigan’s spokesman says Madigan does not plan to call a vote on a proposed increase in Illinois’ minimum wage this legislative session.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House has approved a bill allowing more time to file a lawsuit over asbestos-related disease.
The initiative was adopted 70-43 Tuesday and moves to the Senate.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–A Democratic state lawmaker says background checks for drivers and wheelchair accessibility for passengers are among the provisions he wants included in new legislation calling for regulations of the ridesharing industry.