CHICAGO (CBS) — A west suburban state lawmaker said time is running out for a resolution to the state budget stalemate that could actually save the Illinois economy. 306 more words
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CHICAGO (CBS) — A fiscal watchdog group has taken a dim view of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s current budget plan.
The Civic Federation has issued an 86-page report on the governor’s 2018 budget plan, and has said the proposal falls short. 300 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate has approved tougher sentences for repeat gun offenders aimed at reducing violence on Chicago’s streets.
The Senate voted 35-9 Thursday for Chicago Democratic Sen. 119 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was in Springfield on Thursday to urge state lawmakers to approve tougher sentences for repeat gun offenders. 480 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate’s top Democrat abruptly canceled critical votes Wednesday on a plan to end the state’s historic budget stalemate, accusing Republican Gov. 504 more words