ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner will bring some new faces to town.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner is bringing outside help to deal with the state's budget issues.
ILLINOIS -- If you are convicted of a felony and it's related to your public service, you might not get a pension.
ILLINOIS -- When the state's income tax hike expires, it will have a big impact on families.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois will have a new governor in the new year, but there will be a lot of familiar faces around the Capital.
ILLINOIS -- State leaders are making it easier to vote. Lawmakers agreed to make same day voter registration permanent.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois House closed veto session a day early leaving some big issues still on the table.
ILLINOIS -- Something most people can find at home is actually a leading cause of death.
Update: 6:03 pm, 12/2/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- State lawmakers returned to Springfield after their Thanksgiving recess.
ILLINOIS -- In exactly one month, the state could see the temporary income tax go away.
ILLINOIS -- Anyone who cares for state history will get a kick out of a new giving opportunity.
ILLINOIS -- Some city leaders from across the state were at the Capitol Wednesday.
Latest: 10:01 pm ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are back to possibly vote on issues including the minimum wage, but others say, not so fast.
Update: 6:03 pm, 11/18/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- Hundreds of people packed the Capitol Rotunda to help change the state's education reform system.
SPRINGFIELD -- Within months, patients will be able to legally use medicinal marijuana.
Update: 10:06 pm SPRINGFIELD -- A large crowd gathered to not only hear, but see, the governor-elect Friday.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner made his first trip to Springfield with his new title.
ILLINOIS -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner added some familiar faces to his transition committee Thursday.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers will soon head back to Springfield for the fall veto session.
SPRINGFIELD -- Representative Raymond Poe will undergo an adult stem cell transplant in Texas.
ILLINOIS -- Even though storm damage in Shelby and Macon counties may not cost as much as others, the state is trying to help.
Update: 5:33 pm, 9/29/14, Monday SPRINGFIELD -- There's more debate over how the state should pay for education giving each school a more equal share.
ILLINOIS -- A Democratically-supported bill which could change education funding in the state is getting opposition from its own party.
ILLINOIS -- A big election issue this year is what to do about the state's minimum wage.
ILLINOIS -- More than 150,000 veterans in the country are homeless.
ILLINOIS -- On the election front, gubernatorial candidates have debated a number of issues over the summer.
ILLINOIS -- If you're looking to start your own medical marijuana business, your time is up.
ILLINOIS -- The medical marijuana law is now part of the race for governor.
ILLINOIS -- The state may not release the names of companies seeking to grow and sell medical marijuana.
ILLINOIS -- A camera could help catch those who abuse the most vulnerable.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is the first state to recognize all three levels of stroke care.
ILLINOIS -- The election is coming up. Thousands have already taken advantage of a new law to get them out to vote.
ILLINOIS -- There's a new push to help students afford college. It could help them live debt-free while they're in school.
ILLINOIS -- Law enforcement agencies are feeling the pressure of new rules.
ILLINOIS -- The state wants to protect the most vulnerable from unplanned pregnancies.
ILLINOIS -- A program to enroll low-income children in health insurance continues to struggle.
ILLINOIS -- After more than a year of waiting, rules for the controversial gas drilling, known as fracking, are out.
Update: 6:03 pm, 8/29/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- Good news for state retirees when it comes to their money.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers want to keep electronic cigarettes out of the wrong hands.
ILLINOIS -- A new law could change fair wages for women.
ILLINOIS -- If you have a loved one cared for by a stranger, you'd want to make sure they're trustworthy.
ILLINOIS -- Candidates for governor could have a run for their money.
ILLINOIS -- First time DUI offenders could get a chance to keep their driver's license.
ILLINOIS -- If you disobey the law, you're in trouble. But, how about state agencies?
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers have given convicted felons a second chance at justice.
ILLINOIS -- The state's debt from backlogged bills has fallen once again.
Update: 5:08 pm, 8/20/14, Wednesday ILLINOIS -- The battle to get term limits on the November ballot could be over.
ILLINOIS -- The state is getting involved when it comes to protecting student athletes from concussions.
SPRINGFIELD -- When it comes to driving, being drunk could land you in jail. But sometimes, that doesn't stop people from drinking and driving.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law is giving some people a second chance at reaching their goals.