- Senate Republican leader blames Democrats for impasse Updated: May-31-15 3:35 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois' Senate Republican leader says the Democrats who control the Legislature are engaging in "noise and distraction" and walking away from ongoing budget negotiations.
- Cullerton blasts Gov. Rauner for impending negative ad blitz Updated: May-31-15 2:19 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Democratic Senate President John Cullerton is criticizing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner for an impending ad campaign that will blast Democrats. And he says he fears GOP legislators may be "lured away" from compromise by Rauner's campaign cash.
- Democrats giving no hint of compromise with Rauner on budget Updated: May-22-15 7:53 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Majority Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly gave no hint on Friday that they are ready to budge from opposition to Gov. Bruce Rauner's pro-business reforms after the Republican softened some of his "Turnaround Illinois" demands.
- Gov. Rauner doles out $400K to fellow Illinois Republicans Updated: May-16-15 4:46 pm
CHICAGO - Gov. Bruce Rauner has started doling out money from his campaign fund to fellow Republicans as the Illinois Legislature approaches what could be difficult votes on several big issues.