Lawmakers aren't scheduled to be back until the fall. But they could get back to work sooner than that.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is cracking down on animal cruelty. There's a new law to make sure dogs are treated humanely when tied up outside.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is being called on to resolve the state's pension crisis.
Update: 10:04 pm, 7/13/13, Saturday
SPRINGFIELD -- More people are visiting our state and that means more money is flowing into our economy.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn may have lost one battle with gun control, but he's still fighting the war on gun crime in Illinois.
Update: 4:49 pm
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is bringing down the hammer on lawmakers this week.
SPRINGFIELD -- Concealed-carry is finally on the books, but some lawmaker say it's still not perfect.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is joining the rest of the country in allowing people to carry loaded guns in public, but Governor Quinn isn't happy about the fine print.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's more than a year away, but already the 2014 governor's race is starting to shape up.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are starting to hash out a new plan for fixing public pensions.
SPRINGFIELD -- The clock is ticking on concealed-carry, so lawmakers are calling on Governor Quinn to make a move.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' lawmakers reconvene in the Capitol City Wednesday to debate the state's $97 billion pension crisis.
SPRINGFIELD -- The governor has a new plan on pension reform; skip the leaders and let the General Assembly figure it out.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn finally met with both leaders of the General Assembly Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- The governor announced Thursday the state will spend more than $10 million on road projects in Central Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state could further limit places where child sex offenders can visit if Governor Quinn signs the latest legislation into law.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers will have a sudden stop to their summer break when Governor Quinn calls them back to town to take care of business they haven't finished during the past few months.
SPRINGFIELD -- Quinn: "Here we go again." The Governor has called for a Special Session June 19.
SPRINGFIELD -- The governor will get an extra month to decide what to do with concealed-carry.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are just a few days left before our state has to have a concealed-carry law on the books.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford says he's seeking the republican nomination in the 2014 governor's race.
URBANA -- A state bill to limit police use of drones is waiting for the governor's approval.
SPRINGFIELD -- Concealed-carry may soon be a law in Illinois.
PARK RIDGE -- People around the country paid tribute to America's fallen soldiers Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are still at odds for a concealed-carry law in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- The pressure's on for lawmakers to pass pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- One state leader is changing his stance on concealed-carry.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn wants to hire more workers for the Department of Corrections, but critics say his request comes at a bad time.
SPRINGFIELD -- A bill banning tanning for teens is making its way to Governor Quinn.
SPRINGFIELD -- Former President Bill Clinton is getting in on the same-sex marriage debate in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Republicans at the Statehouse are fired up about a recent appointment by the governor.
SPRINGFIELD -- A bill allowing some 17-year olds to vote is heading to the governor.
SPRINGFIELD -- A watchdog group gives Governor Quinn's proposed state budget a stamp of approval.
SPRINGFIELD -- Over the past week, the major focus at the Capitol has been pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is pushing for lawmakers to act on pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thursday, Governor Pat Quinn asked President Obama to declare eleven counties major disaster areas as a result of storms, heavy rainfall and flooding which hit the state last month.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers hope a major change to a statewide gaming proposal gives it new life.
VILLA GROVE -- More than 20" of rain seeped into the basement of Darren Wright and Karen Scott.
PEORIA -- Governor Quinn spent Friday touring flooded parts of the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says the state is on alert for any potential fallout from the attack in Boston.
SPRINGFIELD -- Another budget battle is heating up at the Capitol.
SPRINGFIELD -- What's life like outside of an institution?
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is used to answering some pretty tough questions at new conferences, but Wednesday, it wasn't the usual group asking questions.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn throws a new idea into the debate over concealed-carry.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is working to toughen gun control laws and now he's getting help from religious leaders.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law is shaking up union rights in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is getting some heat for his plan to help pay off Illinois' old bills.
SPRINGFIELD -- School districts statewide are looking for ways to overcome major cuts in next year's budget.
Update: 4:01 pm, 4/3/13, Wednesday
CHICAGO -- Governor Pat Quinn left for Mexico Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are still on spring break, and they're probably cooling off from what's been a heated couple of weeks.