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Stories with person: Christine Radogno
  • Illinois weighs college aid for students in the US illegally 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 3:34 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Laura Vivaldo considers herself fortunate among her Illinois college classmates who are in the U.S. illegally and struggle to pay tuition because they don't qualify for state or federal financial aid.

  • The Latest: Illinois universities grateful; say more needed 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 3:32 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Latest on the Illinois Legislature's plan to fund higher education and other legislative issues (all times local):

  • Senate OKs redistricting plan, nixes cutting lt. governor 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 8:37 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The method for drawing political district boundaries took a prime seat during legislative work Thursday, with one proposal to make the process fairer clearing the Senate and another one advancing in the House.

  • Illinois lawmakers debate how state should draw districts 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 6:11 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The full Illinois House and Senate are expected to debate plans this week on how to overhaul the way the state draws its legislative districts every decade, an issue that members from both parties say they want to change but over which debate inevitably devolves into partisan sniping.

  • Bill assuring lawyers for juvenile murder suspects delayed 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 8:00 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A measure that would guarantee a lawyer for children ages 13 to 17 during interrogation on murder investigations stalled in the Senate amid Republicans concerns.

  • Illinois budget crisis affecting fuel cleanup 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 8:28 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Federal regulators have warned Illinois to resume paying companies that wrench leaky fuel tanks from the ground or be forced to tell gas station operators they have to pay, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.