Speaker of the House John Boehner seemed to throw cold water on bipartisan hopes for a law overhauling the country's immigration system this year.
Illinois Public Media News
by Jeff Bossert and Scott Cameron, with additional reporting from the Associated Press
Illinois Public Media spoke with Champaign native and Olympic speed skater Bonnie Blair, who's representing the U.S. in Russia, as well as Peoria native and former figure skater Matt Savoie.
By Jeff Bossert
Fifteen months after narrowly defeating four-time candidate David Gill, Congressman Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) is seeking a second term.
By Bill Chappell
With a vote of 68-32, the Senate approved a sweeping farm bill Tuesday that will set rules and practices for American agriculture for five years.
By Amanda Vinicky
A man who says he was a victim of sexual harassment by Treasurer Dan Rutherford has submitted a letter of resignation.
By Jeff Bossert
A candidate for lieutenant governor says Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is hindering job growth with his policies, and the stance he'd taken against lawmakers to see a pension plan passed.
by the Associated Press
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office is investigating allegations against him made by an employee he suspects was put up to it by rival gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner.
by Brian Mackey, with additional reporting from Illinois Public Media
Doubling the income tax credit and raising the minimum wage were among Gov. Pat Quinn’s plans in his State of the State Address Wednesday.
By Krishnadev Calamur, with additional reporting from Illinois Public Media
The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to pass a five-year farm bill.
By Eyder Peralta
With the country slowly digging itself out of recession, some of his legislative priorities buried under Washington's partisanship and his approval ratings at some of their lowest levels, President Obama called for "a year of action" during his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday.