- Lawmakers send college tuition grant funding plan to Rauner Updated: May-19-16 6:07 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Democrats have approved a measure to fully fund tuition grants for low-income students despite Republican concerns the state can't pay for its promises.
- Thousands protest Rauner's call to change labor laws Updated: May-18-16 7:20 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Thousands of union supporters from across Illinois rallied in front of the state Capitol building Wednesday to protest Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's call for changes to collective bargaining policies.
- Mixed reviews for latest talks on Illinois budget standoff Updated: May-17-16 5:34 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Legislative leaders gave mixed reviews Tuesday to the latest negotiations with Gov. Bruce Rauner to seek an end to Illinois' epic budget standoff, tempering any optimism with skepticism that a compromise is possible any time soon.