Gov. Bruce Rauner at the College of Dupage in Glen Ellyn.
October 18, 2016

Rauner Announces Council To Find Ways To Cut Red Tape For Business

Governor Bruce Rauner says his latest initiative will help grow the state’s economy and create jobs.The first term Republican visited the College of Dupage in Glen Ellyn on Monday to sign an executive order to create the Illinois Competitiveness Council.

Public Domain
October 18, 2016

Illinois Issues: Transportation Lockbox Could Come With Unintended Consequences

A proposed amendment to the state’s constitution would protect money set aside for transportation projects. Supporters say the change is needed because money that's supposed to be earmarked for building roads has gone to other expenses over the years. But the amendment could allow some of those practices to continue, while endangering other popular programs. 

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the Republican Hindu Coalition, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in Edison, N.J.
Evan Vucci / AP
October 17, 2016

Suburban Chicago Republican Candidates Avoid Talking About Trump

In the Glenbard South High School library, candidates running for state representative took questions for about half an hour on Sunday. They answered questions in front of about 60 of the most civically engaged voters, who had sat through more than three hours of watching local political debates in the DuPage County town of Glen Ellyn, west of Chicago. There was one theme that was consistent throughout the afternoon: Republican candidates don’t want to talk about Donald Trump.

Sangamon County Sheriff Wes Barr joins Gov. Bruce Rauner, and other officials in promoting Illinois' attempt to expand services available to Medicaid recipients.
Amanda Vinicky / WUIS
October 17, 2016

Minding The Mental Health Gap

Mental health centers were decimated during Illinois’ extended budget stalemate. Illinois is moving forward with plan to extend and expand behavioral health services to people who couldn't otherwise afford it, in a way that officials say will be cost-neutral to taxpayers. 

Seth Perlman/AP Photo
October 15, 2016

Illinois Rates Under Obamacare To Jump 40-50%

 Illinoisans who buy insurance on the health care law's marketplace face steep price increases for next year.

That's been predicted for some time. Now it's official. The Illinois Department of Insurance published an analysis of 2017 health plans Friday based on final price increases approved by state and federal regulators.

Urbana Ald. Aaron Ammons
October 14, 2016

Ammons Will Not Run For Urbana Mayor

Urbana Alderman Aaron Ammons says he has decided not to run for mayor next spring.

 While thanking those who had encouraged him to run for mayor, Ammons said in a statement that “I have decided right now my time and energy is best utilized by serving the people of my ward.”

Governor Bruce Rauner.
(Jeff Bossert/WILL)
October 14, 2016

Does Rauner Support Trump? Governor Continues To Be Cagey

He may be the state's highest-ranking Republican. But Governor Bruce Rauner continued to be cagey during an appearance in Springfield Thursday about where he stands on Donald Trump.     

Page 4 of 1074 pages ‹ First  < 2 3 4 5 6 >  Last ›