- Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settled Updated: Jun-24-16 10:34 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth concluded Friday with an agreement that no law was violated, removing an obstacle in her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in one of November's most competitive Senate races.
- Rauner also accusing attorney general of 'creating crisis' Updated: Jun-12-16 1:31 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to weave a wider web of blame for the state budget mess, extending his criticism of House Speaker Michael Madigan and other Democratic lawmakers to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, the speaker's daughter.
- Exelon to close 2 nuclear plants; still seeking subsidies Updated: Jun-02-16 7:24 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Exelon Corp. said Thursday that it will shut two Illinois nuclear power plants after the Legislature failed to approve a financial-support plan, but an email obtained by The Associated Press indicates the company is enlisting employees in an ongoing, full-steam lobbying effort.