Juveniles convicted of minor charges could get a second chance thanks to a bill passed by the Senate on Monday despite concerns raised by Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) that the measure could have unforeseen ramifications regarding gun permits.
All of the Democrats hoping to unseat Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018 are backing Speaker of the House Michael Madigan's budget goal of raising taxes rather than enacting reforms, a Madigan spokesman told the Chicago Tribune recently.
Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who raided one of his senior-assisted living construction worksites and damaged valuable equipment.
Another unbalanced budget isn't going to right the sinking ship that is Illinois, Sen. Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) told his fellow lawmakers as the Senate adjourned on Wednesday without a budget agreement.
Southeastern Illinois College (SIC) recently worked on transfer outreach and agreements with Eastern Illinois University (EIU), Western Illinois University (WIU) and Murray State University (MSU), according to a release from the school.