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“Rolling” Route 66 Festival Planned

A "rolling" festival will come through this part of the state this summer.


Lawmakers Want Clean Restaurant Play Areas

Play areas at restaurants would have to be cleaned up daily under a measure in the Ilinois House.


Communities Want Historic Tax Credit Saved

At least five Illinois mayors are pressuring Illinois lawmakers to keep a tax credit benefiting the renovation of historic structures.


Legislation Regarding Pill Bottles, Heroin

The people who claim to know a lot about illicit drugs say prescription painkillers are a gateway to heroin.

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The Day for Oral Arguments Is Here

Supremes hear them at 2:30


Forecast: $2B Less for State

COGFA briefs lawmakers

3-10-15 Springfield City Council

Springfield Aldermen May Eliminate Early Retirement Option

The move may help the city's budget.

3-10-15 Rauner IAPA

Rauner Speaks to Asphalt Pavers

Governor speaks to the Illinois Asphalt Pavers Association.

3-10-15 Springfield Diocese

Bishop Responds to SNAP

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki responds to SNAP's allegations about pedophile priests.


DCFS Agrees to Outside Experts in ACLU Agreement

The troubled state agency overseeing Illinois' child welfare has agreed to allow outside experts help monitor residential treatment centers and placement services.


Rauner Names New Director of Get Covered Illinois

Gov. Bruce Rauner has hired a Yale-educated former CIA intelligence officer to lead Illinois' health insurance enrollment efforts.


Cullerton Wants to Talk Budget with Rauner

Cullerton to Rauner: let's talk.


Ten Arrested for Springfield Shootings

Ten people face charges following Tuesday's shooting incidents.

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Illinois AG Responds to Rauner Federal Lawsuit

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office wants Governor Bruce Rauner's suit challenging the constitutionality of "fair share" union does thrown out.


Judge to Hear Arguments in Medical Marijuana Lawsuit

A judge in Cook County is hearing arguments Tuesday on the first lawsuit filed in the state over its medical marijuana law.


Immediate Budget Problems Remain

Cullerton already disdains governor's budget proposal


Mayors Plead Their Case

Proposal would cut cities' portion of state income tax revenue in half


Leslie Munger Settles In to New Job

One of the new faces around the state Capitol belongs to the comptroller, Leslie Munger.

3-9-15 Durbin

Durbin Criticizes Netanyahu

Senator Dick Durbin says there’s a problem with the statement Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made last week regarding an…


Business Groups, Some Republicans Support Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants

If there’s to be immigration reform, should it include an opportunity for citizenship for illegal immigrants? Business interests and some…

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