WASHINGTON — A conservative-leaning panel of U.S. appellate judges on Tuesday upheld President Barack Obama's health-care law as constitutional, helping set up a Supreme Court fight.A panel of the U.S.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to appeal a court ruling striking down a $31 billion dollar statewide construction plan. The appellate court ruling, issued Wednesday, said the construction plan, which is meant to pay for big roads, bridge and school projects, is unconstitutional.
A new settlement in a civil rights case could affect nearly 10,000 adults with developmental disabilities in Illinois.The agreement was filed Tuesday in federal court in Chicago.It takes into account the objections of families who worried a prior version would have forced their loved ones out of res