ILLINOIS -- A plan to increase the minimum wage is moving forward.
NATIONAL -- A massive bill to help veterans was introduced on the Senate floor Tuesday.
Latest: 6:03 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois approved civil unions in 2011.
SPRINGFIELD -- It was an emotional day for Senator Mark Kirk (R).
SPRINGFIELD -- Republican State Senator Jim Oberweis is positioning himself for a run at the U.S. Senate.
NATIONAL -- Illinois lawmakers are on the fence about the situation in Syria.
SPRINGFIELD -- In the race for U.S. Senate, republican businessman Doug Truax is vying for Senator Dick Durbin's seat.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are still at odds for a concealed-carry law in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Senate narrowly approved a bill banning hand-held cellphones behind the wheel.
ILLINOIS -- A new bill could force you to send your kids to school at an earlier age.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of senators okay'ed a bill to let same-sex couples get married.
Update: 4:41 pm
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people in the state who don't have health insurance could soon be covered.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers will be back at the capitol this week to officially kick off their new session.
SPRINGFIELD -- With four days to go until Election Day, be prepared to watch the airwaves heat up.
SPRINGFIELD-- The Senate Democrats are looking at ways to pay back some of the state's unpaid bills, but their latest idea isn't sitting well with some.
CHICAGO -- U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is making significant progress in his rehabilitation program after suffering a stroke.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is calling on the general assembly to get rid of the legislative scholarship program.
Monday, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced legislation to get more federal funds for investigating, apprehending, extraditing and prosecuting fugitives suspected of serious crimes.
Legislation designed to protect minors from sexual predators passed the Illinois House of Representatives unanimously Thursday.
Illinois lawmakers are taking action after the sex abuse scandal at Penn State.
Convicted felon and former governor, Rod Blagojevich, is scheduled to begin his prison term in one month.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Illinois), is making progress recovering from his stroke.
Update: February 23, 12:56 pm
The State Senate is considering a bill to push funeral protestors back 700-feet.