ILLINOIS – It‘s been 100 days since Bruce Rauner took the lead in Illinois, but has he kept his promise of ‘shaking up Springfield?’
ILLINOIS -- Millions of dollars in the state budget are being suspended.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Bruce Rauner has given his first pardon since taking office to a Champaign County man.
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.
Update: 6:49 pm, 2/5/15, Thursday URBANA -- More information about companies which want to sell medical marijuana in the state is being released.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner set up several key battles against Democrats in his first State of the State Address.
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.
SPRINGFIELD--Girl scouts from all across the state were in the Capital City.
ILLINOIS---if getting caught skipping work on Super Bowl Sunday wasn't bad enough for correction officers.
ILLINOIS -- The deadline to pass a state budget is a month away, but neither party seems to be showing signs of any agreements.
ILLINOIS -- The state made millions more on investments this year than expected.
ILLINOIS -- State leaders are looking to cut the cord on the outdated rotary dialed-era communication law.
Update: 5:24 pm, 4/30/15, Thursday ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner restored $26 million in cuts, but not for services for senior citizens.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers want to get you involved in state politics.
ILLINOIS -- Each year more people are sent to Illinois prisons for drug offenses than any other crime, but there could be hope to send some of them for more help instead.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner is looking to slash millions of dollars from Amtrak and mass transit in the state.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner's proposed budget cuts aren't going over well with mayors in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Bruce Rauner greeted sailors of the U.S.S. Illinois as they rallied at the Capitol Wednesday.
Update: 5:26 pm, 4/29/15, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Medicaid cuts were once again a hot topic at the Capitol Wednesday.
ILLINOIS -- The CDC says carbon monoxide kills more than 400 people in the U.S. annually.
ILLINOIS -- Temporary holding facilities have become a permanent home for many prisoners in Illinois creating difficult, if not sometimes dangerous, situations.
ILLINOIS -- Last month, the state rolled out a brand new assessment test, the PARCC exam.
ILLINOIS -- There's a new push to let someone else decide where to draw district lines.
ILLINOIS -- One state lawmaker is living the “good life” spending campaign cash on luxuries from limos to jet setting around the country all while representing one of Illinois’s poorest districts.
SPRINGFIELD -- An audit in the treasurer's office found several forms of waste and abuse.
ILLINOIS -- It's illegal to recruit gang members on school property.
Update: 10:11 pm, 4/26/15, Sunday ILLINOIS -- State law prohibits those with criminal records from some jobs, like working in a school or even volunteering in certain places.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new proposal in the Statehouse rewards inmates for studying.
ILLINOIS -- State law mandates, before children enter kindergarten, they must have all their shots.
ILLINOIS -- Friday was the deadline for lawmakers to move their bills to the next phase.
ILLINOIS -- It's been ten years since lawmakers passed the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act.
ILLINOIS -- If you don't pay your student loans, you could find yourself without a job.
ILLINOIS -- Former convicts could get a second chance in the real world under a new bill in the Statehouse.
ILLINOIS -- Legislation passed out of the Senate Thursday.
ILLINOIS -- Wednesday is Earth Day.
Latest: 6:06 pm, 4/22/15, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- In honor of Earth Day, your drinking water could be getting cleaner and safer.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Red light cameras could be coming down.
ILLINOIS -- There are endangered historic landmarks all over the state.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner has promised billions in savings by making painful cuts to state services, but some say his cuts may cost him more than he thinks.
ILLINOIS -- One organization says thousands of jobs in Illinois are being filled with unqualified workers.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers are trying to help business owners by creating an online portal.
ILLINOIS -- As Michael Frerichs reaches his 100th day in office this Tuesday, he spoke to WCIA about his top priorities for the state treasury.
Update: 6:25 pm, 4/20/15, Monday SPRINGFIELD -- The medical marijuana law has been on the books for nearly two years.
ILLINOIS -- There are a lot of things pregnant women should be on the lookout for, but there's one virus which is not as well-known as others.
ILLINOIS -- A bill to help terminally ill patients is close to becoming law.
ILLINOIS -- Thousands of children don't know where their next meal will come from.
ILLINOIS -- You know what to do when you come to a stop sign, but what if it's not there?
ILLINOIS -- As Governor Bruce Rauner begins putting together the state's next budget, House Speaker Michael Madigan (D) is forming a new oversight panel to watch the decisions being made.
ILLINOIS -- The beginning of a budget bill in Illinois begins with dozens of testimony from businesses, schools, and regular people.
Update: 6:05 pm, 4/16/15, Thursday ILLINOIS -- Autism programs in the state are feeling the pain of Governor Bruce Rauner's budget cuts.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Tobacco Quitline also took a financial hit.
ILLINOIS -- Some babies are born addicted to drugs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln’s final resting place are fighting back after his tomb was labeled a ‘disappointment.’
Update: 6:08 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Wednesday marks the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
ILLINOIS -- There were nearly 200 reported cases of human trafficking in Illinois last year.
SPRINGFIELD -- What better way to learn about state politics than a day at the Capitol?
ILLINOIS -- A former donor to Aaron Schock's campaign has filed suit against the former congressman in Northern Illinois.