There's a new head of the body that oversees alcohol and cigarette sales laws in Illinois.Gov. Pat Quinn has named Gloria Materre to be the next executive director of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's decision yesterday to abolish the death penalty will likely contribute to a nationwide trend. At the height of support for the death penalty, 38 imposed the ultimate sentence but Quinn's decision Wednesday means that number is down to 34 according to Richard
Minority group advocates say Illinois took a big step Monday toward protecting their political voices with the signing of the Illinois Voting Rights Act of 2011.“The rules in the districts are gerrymandered so they are rigged against anyone who may have a group in a particular area,” sai
A pair of Illinois men who were charged with killing their daughters but were cleared by DNA evidence said the state should put an end to the death penalty. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Kevin Fox and Jerry Hobbs said it should be required in murder cases