A transit district formed to challenge the expansion of Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit into Southwest Champaign is throwing in the towel. On Tuesday evening, the board of the Champaign Southwest Mass Transit District approved plans for its dissolution.
The U.S. Supreme Court is granting the Illinois attorney general more time to decide on an appeal over the carrying of concealed weapons.
Faced with the threat of mutiny for what seems like the umpteenth time during his speakership, John Boehner moved to mollify fellow Republicans Tuesday, saying immigration legislation would need the support of a majority of the House GOP before it could be brought to a floor vote.
A pension reform proposal developed by a group of education experts has been debated in an Illinois senate committee.
Congressman Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) says President Obama is premature in threatening to veto the House’s version of the farm bill.
A consumer group says Illinois’ smartphone owners are collectively paying $1.4 billion a year on the wrong data plans.
The Indiana-based company, Sunrise Coal, has entered into an agreement with the city of Georgetown to purchase raw water at the Bulldog Mine in Vermilion County that can be used to wash the coal.
Gov. Pat Quinn and lawmakers are working on a new plan to solve the state's $97 billion pension crisis that involves forming a bipartisan committee and reconvening the Legislature again in July.
The White House is threatening to veto the House version of a massive, five-year farm bill, saying food stamp cuts included in the legislation could leave some Americans hungry.
Many of the militia fighters who rose up and ousted former dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011 have refused to lay down their arms and are still challenging the post-revolutionary government.