Latest POLITICS News From The Illinois Newsroom Team
Governor J.B. Pritzker’s 2024 budget proposal for Illinois forecasts $49.9 billion in revenue, down by $1.4 billion from last year, after setting aside funds for
The magnitude of Trump’s success is still coming into focus. But the former president’s supporters endured a historic and life-threatening cold snap to participate in caucus meetings that unfolded in schools, churches and community centers across the state.
The Dunlap Republican representing Illinois’ 16th Congressional District said he believes Trump is the man to beat heading into the Iowa caucuses.
Case plagued by procedural issues could be retried.
US Supreme Court declines to hear 2nd Illinois case challenging state’s ban on semiautomatic weapons
Caulkins and his co-plaintiffs claimed that participation in the decision by two state court justices violated the 14th Amendment guarantee of equal protection of the laws because they accepted millions of dollars of campaign contributions from gun restriction advocates.
Trump held a pair of commit-to-caucus events in Newton in central Iowa and Clinton in the state’s far east.
The petition filed Thursday with the Illinois State Board of Elections is similar to those filed in other states.
CHICAGO – Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan won’t be spending his 82nd birthday in a federal courtroom this spring after a judge on Wednesday granted
Former director Marc Smith will stay on until Feb. 1 The troubled state agency charged with the protection of abused and neglected children will have
Madigan, the longtime Illinois House Speaker, is charged with bribery and conspiracy. A lawmaker wants to ban his portrait from the House.
The law, which took effect Jan. 1, is intended to hold employers accountable for failing to act on complaints of workplace violence.
Illinois will usher in 320 new laws on New Year’s Day. The production or purchase of a semi-automatic weapon will be prohibited, and employers will be required to allow paid vacation for any reason.
More than 200 people came to The Virginia Theatre to learn the history and current role of the Black Church in Central Illinois. The event showcased a panel of Black church and community leaders discussing the evolving role of pastors, the diminishing influence of predominantly Black churches, and the overall journey and significance of the Black Church through the years.