PTSD, autism, chronic pain syndrome and five other conditions have been added to the list of those that can be treated by marijuana in Illinois. But Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration still has the final say.
The Chicago Cubs are in the Major League Baseball playoffs for the first time since 2008. Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline spoke to Brett Taylor from the Cubs website Bleacher Nation about their chances in tonight's wildcard game.
The House Republican Conference is scheduled to select its candidate for speaker Thursday to replace John Boehner, who’s leaving Congress at the end of the month. The rifts in the Republican party that led to Boehner's departure are reflected in the thinking of House Republicans from Illinois and neighboring Missouri.
Low-income, working parents are fighting to once again get help from the state for childcare. Since July, Illinois has drastically reduced who's eligible for the state's daycare assistance program. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner made the change, he says, to save money.
U of I Physics Professor Mark Neubauer earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, where his research nearly 15 years ago played a role in this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to scientists from Canada and Japan Tuesday.
Illinois public colleges and universities have become collateral damage in the state’s months-long budget impasse, fueled by political stalemate between Illinois’ Republican Governor Bruce Rauner and the Democratically controlled General Assembly. Rauner says he’s willing to consider more state revenue to pay for support to items like public colleges and universities…but only if the Democratically controlled General Assembly passes his pro-business, union-weakening “Turnaround Agenda “ first.
Leaders of several state universities and community colleges are sounding the alarm as they begin month three of receiving no money from Illinois. State support for Illinois’ 12 public universities and its 49 community colleges is the largest part of the state government that isn’t being funded during Springfield’s budget impasse.