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Legalizing marijuana in Illinois faces political hurdles, many questions
Mar 24, 2017

NOTE: We're holding a virtual town hall meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, with experts on thi...

Durbin's grilling of Gorsuch leads to testy exchange
Mar 21, 2017

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) grilled Supreme Court nominee and federal appella...

Only in Illinois: Rauner-Mendoza feud intensifies, voter registration bill moves ahead
Mar 17, 2017

This week in Illinois politics kicked off with new escalation in the bitter feud between Gov. Bru...

Only in Illinois: From Chance to Mendoza, a rough week for Bruce Rauner
Mar 10, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner's meeting March 3 with Chance the Rapper didn't end up being the PR pop the ad...

Only in Illinois: Rauner shifts into action on Illinois budget "grand bargain"
Mar 03, 2017

Until this week, Gov. Bruce Rauner's policy -- at least publicly -- on the Illinois budget framew...

Only in Illinois: With strike vote AFSCME, Rauner feud goes from simmer to boil
Feb 24, 2017

When AFSCME Council 31's membership voted to authorize what would be the first state employee str...

Only in Illinois: Strange budget math on Rauner's third try
Feb 17, 2017

Anticipation was high all around as Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his third annual Budget Address t...

Only in Illinois: Illinois Senate budget deal has rough takeoff in Springfield
Feb 10, 2017

The Illinois Senate's "grand bargain" got off to a difficult start this week at the Capitol as Re...

Only in Illinois: Illinois' credit rating takes another hit over budget crisis
Feb 03, 2017

Fitch Ratings this week issued another downgrade to Illinois' credit rating, which has long been ...

One speech, two different interpretations from Illinois Democrats, Republicans
Jan 27, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner tried to maintain a positive and hopeful tone as he delivered his third State o...

Only in Illinois: Rauner's Chicago State action a sign of hope for Illinois colleges
Jan 20, 2017

A year ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner sharply criticized the financially and academically struggling Chic...

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...

Inauguration Day like an alternate universe of Illinois politics
Jan 11, 2017

You'd be forgiven if, by early Wednesday afternoon, you believed you awoke in an alternate univer...

Dem Rep. Kifowit calls out Springfield leadership: 'We have to do better'
Jan 11, 2017

Before representatives of the 100th General Assembly cast their votes for Illinois House Speaker...

Only in Illinois: Moody's sees trouble in Illinois population decline
Jan 06, 2017

The three-year Illinois population decline announced last month by the U.S. Census Bureau has dar...


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