The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a federal whistleblower law, enacted after the collapse of Enron Corporation, protects not just the employees of a public company, but also company contractors like lawyers, accountants, and investment funds.
Gov. Pat Quinn is set to visit several Illinois communities hit that were by deadly tornadoes after federal officials denied the state's appeal for disaster assistance.
There are three Republicans and three Democrats seeking their party's nomination in Illinois' 13th Congressional District. Illinois Public Media's Sean Powers and Jeff Bossert talked with each of them ahead of the March 18 primary.
A veterinarian from Illinois’ Metro East area is making a third primary bid for Congress. Michael Firsching previously ran for the state's old 19th Congressional district, and lost a primary 2012 bid for the 13th district.
Two weeks before the Illinois primary election, the Democratic candidates for the 103rd legislative district agree on a wide range of issues, from taxes to education funding to job creation.
The two Democratic candidates for the 103rd legislative district were guests this morning on Focus on AM580.
Russian soldiers have not occupied government buildings and surrounded Ukrainian military bases on the Crimean Peninsula, Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Tuesday during a news conference near Moscow at which he gave an account of recent events that contradicts reports from the ground.
Moving to a new state is never easy, especially when you’re a school-aged kid. But for military families who move more frequently than most, laws in Illinois create a unique challenge — and, in some cases, a barrier to entry.
The story was produced for Harvest Public Media, a collaboration of public broadcasting stations in the Midwest covering food and agriculture issues.
Lacking the infrastructure of traditional suppliers, many local farms that want to connect to restaurants, schools and other big buyers are using the Internet to reach customers.
Any claims that the Russian military has warned Ukraine to surrender in Crimea or face an assault on Tuesday are "total nonsense," a Russian Defense Ministry official says, according to The Voice of Russia.