Update: 6:06 pm DECATUR -- A new poll shows Governor Bruce Rauner's job approval rating is below 40%.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner says he can't fix the state's economy by himself, so he's asking for help from the state's business community.
ILLINOIS -- Some people are protesting Governor Bruce Rauner's proposals to freeze state funding for park projects.
RANTOUL -- Governor Bruce Rauner stopped here to discuss business, but community leaders want him to rethink his planned budget cuts.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner attended an immigration roundtable Monday with Archbishop Cupich and members of the Republican Congressional Delegation.
ILLINOIS -- Bruce Rauner is a new governor, but he has the same old problems.
ILLINOIS- The tough choices in Bruce Rauner’s budget include a program helping keep the disabled in their own homes.
ILLINOIS -- It's been a week since Governor Bruce Rauner's budget address and he's back in the Capital City.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner laid out a budget filled with sacrifices he says are needed to repair a deficit created through decades of neglect.
Update: 6:07 pm, 2/17/15, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- While the income tax rollback is creating havoc in state budgets, the savings are not equal.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's a day off for students, but some got a history lesson from the state's top politician.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner stopped in Champaign for the Uber launch, but it wasn't all he talked about.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner has selected a Democrat from Florida to lead DCFS.
ILLINOIS -- Government consolidation is the focus of Governor Rauner's latest executive order.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner's pick as IDOT's secretary has had some trouble on the roads.
Latest: 6:06 pm ILLINOIS -- Prisons are so overcrowded, there are 50% more inmates in them than they're designed to hold.
ILLINOIS -- Education reform is sitting at the top of Governor Bruce Rauner's to-do list.
ILLINOIS -- If Bruce Rauner’s war with unions wasn’t already burning, it exploded Monday afternoon when he signed an executive order aimed straight at public sector unions.
ILLINOIS -- Community colleges have seen a slight decline in funding for many of their career-ready programs.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI President Robert Easter is talking to staff about a state spending freeze.
DECATUR -- Governor Bruce Rauner is optimistic Illinois will be more friendly to businesses and, if more companies move here, they could help Decatur.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner set up several key battles against Democrats in his first State of the State Address.
ILLINOIS -- For the first time, medical marijuana-related businesses can break ground on their projects.
Latest: 6:05 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Governor Bruce Rauner has less than a week until his State of the State Address.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner’s latest move to shake up Springfield has union workers seething.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois' financial situation is no surprise.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner has vowed to slash spending, save money and balance the budget, although it may not be obvious from all he's done the past few days.
ILLINOIS -- Rauner’s newest appointments have business advocates looking forward to the future.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner's wife, Diana, made her first appointment as first lady this week.
CHICAGO -- Governor Bruce Rauner made another appointment Thursday.
ILLINOIS -- Bruce Rauner’s fulfilling his promise to shake up Springfield with some surprising appointments to his executive team.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Rauner made campaign promises to bring government back to Springfield.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner's been busy his first few days on the job.
ILLINOIS -- Rauner hopes to empower veterans and minorities in the workforce.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' new governor had a busy first week in office.
ILLINOIS -- During his first week in office, Governor Bruce Rauner has already issued his third executive order.
SPRINGFIELD -- There's a new General Assembly in the Capitol City.
ILLINOIS -- The challenges Bruce Rauner faced in the campaign are over, but the ones he’ll face as governor are just beginning.
ILLINOIS -- With just one day under his belt, Governor Bruce Rauner has already issued his second executive order.
ILLINOIS -- The political scene is changing in the Capitol City.
ILLINOIS—While some of Illinois nuclear power plants are making millions, others are struggling and nuclear energy advocates say they need help in order to compete.
ILLINOIS -- If your hours at work change weekly, it can be tough to make plans.
ILLINOIS -- The VA’S Veterans’ Choice Program has left some veterans not much choice at all when it comes to health care.
Latest: 10:05 pm, 3/31/15, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- There's now a better idea of when Aaron Schock's replacement will be elected.
ILLINOIS -- Each day in the U.S., more than nine people are killed and 1,500 are hurt from distracted drivers.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers are trying to protect your opinion as part of a new proposal at the statehouse.
SPRINGFIELD -- Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth stopped in town Tuesday.
ILLINOIS -- While millions are calling a new law in Indiana a big mistake, there was unanimous support for a similar law passed in Illinois almost twenty years ago.
Update: 4:45 pm, 3/30/15, Monday ILLINOIS -- State Senator Darin LaHood (R) officially announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress Monday.
ILLINOIS -- Harsher penalties could be on the way for employers who don't pay their workers.
ILLINOIS -- A proposal to add test scores to MAP Grant eligibility has some students fearful.
ILLINOIS -- A bill making its way through the legislature would keep underage drinkers from getting in trouble.
ILLINOIS -- Man's best friend could soon help witnesses take the stand.
INDIANA -- A law passed in Indiana this week could make it easier for religious conservatives to refuse gay couples.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are trying to make a difficult diagnosis easier for parents to understand.
ILLINOIS -- After months of negotiating, lawmakers came to an agreement on fixing this year's budget.
ILLINOIS -- Most universities have already booked their commencement speakers, but in the future, they may have to foot the bill on that.
ILLINOIS -- A representative is trying to stop voter fraud with a new bill.
ILLINOIS -- High school could soon help students enter the workforce faster than college.
Update: 6:07 pm, 3/25/15, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Recently, heroin has become an even bigger problem than normal.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are trying to make it easier for people with food allergies to go out to eat.
ILLINOIS -- A new poll shows voters are less likely to believe Illinois can solve its budget problems simply by cutting waste.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Cuts to the University of Illinois continue to be discussed at the Capitol.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois is one of ten states which doesn't require civics education in high school, but it could soon change.
ILLINOIS – Patience is wearing thin after more than a month has passed since Bruce Rauner and state lawmakers promised a quick resolution to the state’s $1.6 billion shortfall.
ILLINOIS -- Changes to the way school districts spend education funding could go to teachers, textbooks or classroom materials.
ILLINOIS -- Some state workers are suing to end mandatory union dues.
ILLINOIS -- Homeowners around the state could lose money down the drain, literally.
ILLINOIS -- Living life as one gender, but being buried as another is the reality for some transgendered people.
ILLINOIS -- Families spend thousands on diapers and baby wipes each year.
ILLINOIS -- More than 200,000 people in the state are living with some form of Alzheimer's disease.
ILLINOIS – Lawmakers have a proposal to create 32,000 new jobs while making Illinois greener.
ILLINOIS -- State workers drive thousands of cars owned by the state.
ILLINOIS -- Hunters are allowed to track coyotes year-round because there are so many of them through the state.
ILLINOIS -- Tuition discounts for university employees could be a thing of the past.
ILLINOIS -- The CDC says prescription drug abuse is a national epidemic.
Update: 4:00 pm, 3/18/15, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- A bill to protect water supplies from contamination is progressing at the statehouse.
ILLINOIS – Rising Illinois Congressman resigns amidst numerous questions and probe into his lavish lifestyles.
ILLINOIS -- Hospitals are supposed to help, but doctors and healthcare providers can refuse to help someone based on religious beliefs.
ILLINOIS -- If you don't have paid sick days at work, it could soon change.
Leaders of rural communities downstate call the proposed cuts in local aid in the Bruce Rauner budget 'dangerous.'
ILLINOIS -- More training could be on the way for police officers and deputies.
ILLINOIS -- It's not always easy being a truck driver.
Latest: 4:17 pm, 3/16/15, Monday ILLINOIS -- County fairs around the state could be in trouble.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner wants universities to drastically slash their budgets.
ILLINOIS -- Some former military leaders say high school grads don't have skills needed to serve in the military.
CLINTON -- A power plant here and in two other cities are in danger of closing, so some lawmakers are trying to save them.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some lawmakers are trying to get young people interested in law enforcement by reaching out to minority students.
SPRINGFIELD -- Right now, school boards aren't technically supposed to talk about improving school security in closed session.
ILLINOIS -- Recidivism is at a high rate. Half of offenders, do it again.