Red-light cameras are taking more and more money from Illinois motorists. But dubious safety benefits, a cloud of corruption and a bipartisan bill in Springfield may combine to take them off the streets.View Report
Federal agents raided the offices of three suburban villages, including one governed by a mayor who doubles as a Cook County commissioner. All three are in the district of state Sen. Martin Sandoval, also the subject of a federal raid.
Further details are emerging in the wake of May raids on longtime allies of Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan.
Do federal authorities have their sights set on the longest-serving state legislative leader in American history?
In a party-line vote that even fellow lawmakers were unaware of, Illinois House Democrats passed out of committee a progressive income tax rate structure that would take effect should Gov. J.B. Pritzker succeed in scrapping Illinois’ constitutional flat income tax protection.
Illinois House passes bill to open up opportunities for the craft distillery industry, freeing entrepreneurs to grow to meet growing demand.
New Illinois House bill would prevent local governments from banning Airbnb and other vacation rental services.
Chicago Alderman Marty Quinn is attempting to squeeze out home-sharing in the 13th Ward.
The state agreed to the tax credits in exchange for Capital One hiring 210 new employees and retaining 900.
Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert had been receiving nearly $30,000 annually from the underfunded General Assembly Retirement System.
As state debts mount and budget plans remain in limbo, Illinois lawmakers move to expand EDGE tax credits.