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
The state of Illinois is still shedding people. The U.S. Census Bureau lists Illinois second in the country for the most population loss, with 45,116
New Year’s Eve revelers in Utah may want to be even more careful than usual about drinking and driving this year. The state is poised
Bees and chickens dominated one local government meeting tonight. No one in Bloomington city limits can own chickens, but bee keepers can have as many
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling for Illinois to raise its gas tax by 20 to 30 cents per gallon to raise funding to pay
U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) is among the Republican incumbents calling for the House GOP to perform an autopsy on the party’s 2018 losses in
U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Moline) said she wants to see Betsy Dirksen Londrigan enter round 2 in the campaign ring with Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville).
Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker and Lt. Gov.-elect Juliana Stratton visited the River City Sunday to thank area Democrats and voters for turning out in November’s election.
(NBC News) Family and friends of President George H.W. Bush gathered at Houston’s St. Martin’s Episcopal Church Thursday to say goodbye to the man they
(CNN) — Former President George W. Bush delivered the final eulogy at his father’s state funeral, describing him as “close to perfect.” The 43rd president
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) — While walking down the aisle of Washington’s National Cathedral, former President George W. Bush reached into his pocket to slip Michelle
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is describing his second
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’s running for president in 2020. The 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist challenged Hillary Clinton in the Democratic
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announces bid for Democratic nomination for president in 2020.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats hoping to unseat President Donald Trump in 2020 are courting support from the party’s famous freshmen. The furious pursuit of the
The Latest on the presidential candidates (all times EST): 11:30 p.m. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says that she comes at gun safety legislation from the
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to unveil a universal child care plan that would guarantee American families access to child care. The