The Illinois Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in a case that asks whether state government retirees should have to pay premiums for health insurance. The case could affect how the state tries to solve its budget-busting pension problem.
A new report says Illinois ranks 36th among the states for delivering health care services to its low-income residents.
If this is a trick, it's a spectacular one.
House Republican Leader Tom Cross says he's running for Illinois treasurer because the office has more opportunity than ever before in helping turn around Illinois' financial woes.
For the past few weeks, the culinary arts students at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I., have been working with some less-than-seasoned sous chefs.
With the coffee giant caught in the middle of what he says is an "increasingly uncivil and, in some cases, even threatening" debate, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has posted a letter to "fellow Americans" asking that they not bring guns into Starbucks' shops.
Republican state Sen. Bill Brady is naming former Long Grove Mayor Maria Rodriguez as his gubernatorial running mate.
Authorities are investigating whether lightning was to blame for a fire at a north-central Illinois soybean plant.
The nation's poverty rate remained unchanged at 15 percent in 2012, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.
There's plenty of fodder for deficit hawks in a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. In short, the future looks grim.