House Republicans plowed through the second day of the new Congress, with no clear off-ramp from their political chaos over electing leader Kevin McCarthy as the new speaker.
Chase Audige scored 21 points and added four steals and Northwestern won for the sixth time in seven games, defeating Illinois 73-60.
Legislative Black Caucus calls them ‘predatory’ lenders; pawnbrokers push back.
ALTON — Illinois food service providers are now barred from using latex gloves as a new state law takes effect. The Illinois General Assembly passed the Latex Glove Ban Act this year, which Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law in June. The goal of the new law is to protect workers and customers who may […]
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 Today’s headlines: Illinois lawmakers are back in Springfield this week as they try to wrap things up before they adjourn for the last time. The Illinois Supreme Court has halted a law that would have eliminated cash bail Jan. 1. A University of Illinois agriculture professor says work and environmental conditions […]
WASHINGTON — This one had to hurt. “Maybe the right person for the job of speaker of the House isn’t someone who has sold shares of themself for more than a decade to get it,” Matt Gaetz, the hard-right Florida congressman, said on the House floor before nominating Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan for speaker before […]
Updated January 3, 2023 at 9:37 PM ET BOSTON — The mastermind of the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal, Rick Singer, is set to be sentenced Wednesday in Boston for a scheme that federal prosecutors say is “staggering in its scope and breathtaking in its audacity.” Prosecutors want him sentenced to six years in prison, […]