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 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.
More than 300 statutes will become law in the new year.
Much of the news in Congress this year had little to do with actual legislation, but lawmakers did manage to send 27 bills to President
A federal jury convicted former Alderman Ed Burke on 13 corruption counts Thursday after hearing allegations the longest-serving City Council member in Chicago history with a 54-year tenure had used his power to win private law business from developers.
Palestinian Americans are grieving the loss of tens of thousands of people in Gaza, including their own family members and loved ones. One young woman
A judge declined to put the ComEd bribery case fully on hold Monday despite a Supreme Court review of a key corruption law. But a similar request is expected to be made of Madigan’s judge.
The sentencings of four people convicted of a lengthy conspiracy to bribe then-Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan for ComEd will not go forward as planned next month, but a judge declined Monday to put all proceedings on hold as defense attorneys hoped.
Meanwhile, a defense attorney for Madigan’s co-defendant said he will be making a similar request to stay proceedings in Madigan’s case, which is set for trial in less than four months.
The developments come in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to take up a corruption case out of Northwest Indiana, in which questions revolve around a law at play in the ComEd and Madigan cases.
CHAMPAIGN — Governor JB Pritzker is scheduled to visit the Construction Technology Applications Center at Parkland College Champaign, tomorrow, December 15, 2023 at 10:00am CST.
State regulators allowed a Carlinville funeral director to operate for months despite a complaint filed by a local coroner who found a decomposing body in
Gun owners face a Jan. 1 deadline to register their assault weapons with the state under Illinois’ assault weapons law. But between lawsuits and ongoing
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that people may obtain records about their own Firearm Owners Identification cards, but they may not use the state’s