Urbana Mayoral candidate Les Stratton says documents obtained through a Freedom Of Information Act Request support his charge that the city’s redevelopment agreement for a downtown hotel went ahead with inadequate planning and funding from the developer.
Legislation to expand the number of Illinois casinos is back before Governor Pat Quinn.
Illinois state lawmakers were sworn in Wednesday. Among them is a state representative who faces a trial later this year for allegedly taking a bribe.
A new session of the Illinois General Assembly begins Wednesday, when candidates who won in November’s elections take the oath of office. The outgoing class of legislators left the incoming one with quite a burden.
Lawmakers returned to Indianapolis on Monday for the start of their four-month session. The legislature is expected to take up a host of issues during their session, including gun control, a gay marriage ban, and expanding school vouchers.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is trying to salvage the state's ban on concealed carry.
The Illinois House has approved legislation allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses.
Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing says she has the numbers to prove the withdrawal of funding to the county’s tourism agency was worth it.
The wife of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has filed a lawsuit against a Chicago radio station for using her husband’s image in an advertising campaign.
An Illinois House committee has given the go-ahead to a long-awaited plan to address Illinois’ pension crisis.