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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Illinois Senate
The Illinois Senate is predicting $1 billion less to spend in the state's upcoming budget year.
An Illinois legislative measure in support of a southern Illinois county's efforts to fix a worrisome Mississippi River levee is advancing.
The Illinois Senate has advanced legislation making it a crime for 911 dispatchers to tip off criminals when law enforcement is nearby.
The Illinois Senate has approved a proposal making it illegal to display what some are calling "revenge porn."
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says the state could get needed revenue by legalizing online gambling, but he acknowledged getting approval would be difficult.
State lawmakers are expected to name part of an Illinois highway after a police officer killed last fall.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says Chicago Public Schools teachers will have to give up some benefits in upcoming pension system negotiations or run the risk of layoffs.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says Gov. Pat Quinn's State of the State address was a "strong message on the progress of our state."
New legislation filed in the Illinois Senate is aimed at helping solve the state's propane shortage.
Illinois lawmakers will consider renaming a stretch of Interstate 55 after a Pontiac police officer who was killed during a crash.
'Da Coach' believes that he could have stopped the president from taking office — and he regrets not doing it.
Although Illinois lawmakers failed Friday night to approve a bill to make it the 13th state to perform gay marriages, legislative leaders pledged to bring it back for passage with some holding out hope that it could before the end of the summer.
Nearly a year after a stroke left him barely able to move the left side of his body, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is expected to climb the 45 steps to the Senate's front door this week — a walk that's significant not just for Illinois' junior senator but also for medical researchers and hundreds of thousands of stroke patients.
Now that two states have legalized recreational use of marijuana, the Obama administration insists it continues to support the current federal law that makes pot illegal. But it wasn't that long ago that President Barack Obama supported eliminating criminal penalties for marijuana use.
A little-noticed tax break for investor-owned hospitals that was tucked into a deal last spring aimed at saving the Illinois Medicaid program from collapse will cost the cash-strapped state at least $10 million a year in lost revenue, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.