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Illinois' public universities get relief in budget bill but past damage can't be undone
Jan 19, 2017

Interactive chart shows damage to nine universities When Gov. Bruce Rauner introduced his firs...

Severity of Illinois' teacher shortage in question
Jan 19, 2017

New data shows Illinois ranks in the top five states affected most by America’s teacher shortag...

What are the best jobs for Illinois' post-grads?
Jan 19, 2017

Recent college graduates encountered one of the best job markets the U.S. has seen in years. Acco...

What's happening to manufacturing jobs in Illinois?
Jan 18, 2017

Illinois is not alone among states struggling to boost manufacturing employment, but it is a bit ...

Kudos to Rauner on his Chicago State University turnaround
Jan 17, 2017

Opinion A year ago almost to the day, Gov. Bruce Rauner ripped Chicago State University as "a ...

Fortner's claim about states with automatic voter registration accurate
Jan 17, 2017

This article also appears on the website of PolitiFact Illinois, an exclusive partnership between...

Illinois Senate statesmanship produces a mega bargain you need to study
Jan 17, 2017

Opinion In one week, lawmakers return to Springfield and the Illinois Senate will begin hearin...

Rich Miller: Re-electing Madigan as House Speaker a 'joyless' act
Jan 15, 2017

If I had to choose a word to describe the Democrats' nominating speeches for House Speaker Michae...

Mind-blowing money ushers in eternal Illinois campaign season
Jan 15, 2017

In the era of Bruce Rauner, the Illinois campaign season has become an eternal cycle, with comple...

CPS announces four furlough days, blames Rauner
Jan 13, 2017

Chicago Public Schools will require all employees to take four unpaid furlough days during the f...

Pension problems plague Chicago's fiscal health, new rankings show
Jan 13, 2017

With more than $30 billion in unfunded pension debt alone, Chicago's rankings are scraping the b...

Only in Illinois: Illinois budget deal emerges to chilly reception from Madigan
Jan 13, 2017

A deal announced this week by the Democratic and Republican leaders of the Illinois Senate produc...

PolitiFact debuts Trump-O-Meter to track president-elect's campaign promises
Jan 13, 2017

This article from PolitiFact is reprinted here because of a collaboration between Reboot Illino...

Obameter on taxes: Pay stagnant, and little change in your bill
Jan 13, 2017

President Barack Obama’s war on income inequality will end in a stalemate with little ground ga...

Gov. Rauner announces plan to tour Illinois classrooms
Jan 12, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner is going on a tour of Illinois' classroom to see what students are learning. ...


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