SPRINGFIELD--It's Memorial day weekend and that means thousands of drivers will be hitting the road.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois is only one step away from decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana.
ILLINOIS -- Another busy day at the State House. Charter school supporters are the latest group to life their voices in the Capitol.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois has more units of local government than any other state.
ILLINOIS -- About 20,000 people complained to the Attorney General about scams and fraud last year.
ILLINOIS -- Video gambling has expanded to more than 6,000 locations in less than three years leaving some to wonder if the state is becoming the “Land of Casinos.”
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers say the rich aren't taxed at a high enough rate.
Update: 6:08 pm, 5/20/15, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Recent budget cuts have brought thousands of protestors to the Capitol.
Update: 5:23 pm, 5/20/15, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Many victims' rape kits are not processed.
ILLINOIS -- With the budget deadline looming, can Republicans and Democrats play nice in order to balance the books?
ILLINOIS -- A "common sense reform" could make it easier on the people of the state.
ILLINOIS -- You could soon have fewer travel options under Governor Bruce Rauner's proposed budget.
ILLINOIS -- Drunk drivers could be blown off the road if the Illinois General Assembly pass new legislation this session.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner has thrown thousands of dollars into campaigns of GOP members and it's not even close to an election.
ILLINOIS -- Foster kids could soon have a better chance at career success.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers want victims of sexual assault notified when their offenders are released from prison.
ILLINOIS -- The number of lobbyists in the state is at its highest point in years.
Update: 10:06 pm, 5/15/15, Friday ILLINOIS -- College tuition can be a big burden for families, but there could be a new way for students to foot their bills.
DECATUR -- Minority business owners in Central Illinois are trying to get noticed.
ILLINOIS -- House Democrats soundly defeated a bill for union free zones in Illinois, but the opposition didn’t put up much of a fight.
HEYWORTH -- Governor Bruce Rauner slashed $106 million from Medicaid in an effort to help balance the budget.
ILLINOIS -- Thousands of bills circulate through the Capitol daily.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are debating a bill to protect children.
ILLINOIS -- Children from broken homes could soon have more stability.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers only have a few weeks left to finish a budget on time, but last week’s Illinois Supreme Court decision has only made their job harder.
ILLINOIS -- More than 50 Amtrak trains travel around the state every day.
ILLINOIS -- Snow days for kids in the state could be melting.
ILLINOIS -- The state is upgrading technology to find missing children.
ILLINOIS -- It could soon be easier to start a small business.
ILLINOIS -- The Humane Society says there are thousands of animal abuse cases around the country every year.
Latest: 5:16 pm, 5/12/15, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner wants to change the constitution to deal with the state's pension crisis.
Republican Senator Dale Righter live on The Morning Show.
Latest: 10:04 pm, 5/11/15, Monday CHRISMAN -- People in nursing homes aren't taking state cuts lightly.
ILLINOIS -- Last November, voters supported strengthening victims' rights.
ILLINOIS -- Most people will have to handle multiple financial issues throughout their life.
ILLINOIS -- Some insurance policies require patients to try medications in a specific order.
ILLINOIS -- When it comes to tourism, Illinois is doing it right.
ILLINOIS -- Cities and towns across Illinois weigh in on what Rauner’s “Turnaround Agenda” really means for their community.
ILLINOIS -- Cities and towns hope to save money by being able to post public notices on their websites.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are looking to create level, uniform, consistent information regarding sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
SPRINGFIELD -- Thursday is UI day at the Statehouse.
ILLINOIS -- The new top dog of the Illinois State Fair says losing money isn't the Land of Lincoln’s premiere showcase’s biggest problem.
Update: 6:06 pm ILLINOIS -- The Illinois Tobacco Quitline is back up and running.
Latest: 5:17 pm, 5/6/15, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- Three power plants in the state aren't making enough money.
SPRINGFIELD -- In 2011, we told you lights in state buildings were being left on after hours. Four years later, we've found that some of those lights are still being left on.
Update: 10:12 pm ILLINOIS — Is Governor Bruce Rauner putting workers’ compensation reforms before a balanced state budget?
ILLINOIS -- The state lost billions of dollars in revenue when the income tax rolled back in January.
ILLINOIS -- Pro-life groups are pushing to eliminate an anti-conscience abortion bill.
Update: 5:24 pm, 5/5/15, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- The state could soon see more health conditions added to the list of qualifiers for medical marijuana.
Illinois -- Lawmakers want to ease some of the burden of family farmers by giving them a break on the road.