Two weeks after a tax-break bill went down in flames, legislation giving two Illinois companies relief is on its way to Gov. Pat Quinn.The Senate passed a bill today giving Sears and CME Group tax breaks after they threatened to leave the state.
A controversial bill that would place speed cameras around Chicago school zones is heading to the Illinois House for a full vote.State Rep. Dan Burke (D-Chicago) chairs the committee that voted Tuesday morning to send the bill to the full House.
Illinois Democrats are defending the new boundaries they've proposed for state legislative districts. Two hearings on the maps were held over the weekend in Chicago.Democrats hold the governor's office and both chambers of the legislature, putting them in control of the mapmaking.