URBANA, Ill (WCIA) -- Democratic nominee J.B. Pritzker praised the newest candidate to jump into the governor's race during a campaign stop at the University of Illinois on Saturday, calling Republican party defector Sam McCann a "fine human being" and a "public servant."
ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- Governor Bruce Rauner's administration is pushing back forcefully against what it considers misconceptions and misunderstandings around a fatal 2015 outbreak of Legionnaires' disease at a veterans home in Quincy.
ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- It was the final piece to the bipartisan school funding formula negotiation which passed despite high drama in the legislature last summer, but Democrat J.B. Pritzker intends to gut the controversial private school tax credits if he's elected governor in November.
QUINCY, Ill. (WCIA) -- The Rauner administration delivered a preliminary cost estimate to members of a special task force Friday revealing the prolonged effort to repair the aging Quincy Veterans' Home could reach a price tag of $265 million.
ILLINOIS -- Billionaire philanthropist J.B. Pritzker who inherited much of his wealth gave a record $100 million donation to Northwestern University in 2015. A graduate student who teaches there says that gift should have come with conditions that the administration acknowledges the graduate student union.
ILLINOIS -- Newly resurfaced video reveals State Senator Daniel Biss openly discussing political calculations around his controversial and ultimately unconstitutional effort to reduce pension benefits, casting his recent explanations in a different light.