State leaders are looking ahead to Governor Pritzker’s budget speech Wednesday night. Pritzker took office facing a $3.2 billion budget deficit and nearly $15 billion in unpaid bills. Former comptroller
State leaders are looking ahead to Governor Pritzker’s budget speech Wednesday night. Pritzker took office facing a $3.2 billion budget deficit and nearly $15 billion
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — A Southern Illinois representative wants to require DCFS to investigate homes where kids will be homeschooled for signs of child abuse.
NORMAL, Ill. (WEEK) — The Normal Town Council is getting its first look at the new designs for the Trail East project in Uptown Normal.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (WEEK) — Central Illinois Democrats are opposed to a declaration of a national emergency by President Donald Trump Friday morning to build a
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — A group of Illinois Democrats is proposing raising the Illinois minimum wage from $8.25 to $15 an hour by 2025. The
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — Lawmakers are doubling back on a 2017 change to Illinois law which allows schools to determine the length of a school
PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) — The city of Peoria is declaring a “limited state of emergency” due to the extreme cold moving in. Peoria Mayor Jim
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — A new bill would require the Illinois State Police to check the social media accounts of current or potential firearm owners.
As the race to fill five ‘at-large’ city council seats draws closer, candidates are seizing every opportunity to share their vision for the River City.
WASHINGTON (WEEK) — Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) was confronted by a passenger Tuesday for flying first class during the federal government shutdown. In the video,
AURORA, Ill. (WEEK) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order Thursday expanding Welcoming Centers for immigrants in Illinois. Pritzker’s executive order requires the Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — Two Democratic state senators are proposing a ban on a class of firearms deemed “assault weapons.” SB0107, introduced by state Sen.
Illinois Senator Dick Durbin (D) visited the Pekin Federal Correctional Institute today. He stopped in for a brief meeting with 10 workers impacted by the
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — Illinois is the latest state to join the United States Climate Alliance. The alliance of states and U.S. territories was formed
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announces bid for Democratic nomination for president in 2020.
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