The president of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce says he'd give Pat Quinn a C or C+ grade on the governor's job-creation policies during his tenure in office.Doug Whitley spoke to The Associated Press on Monday as he launched a two-day speaking tour to weigh in on what he believes Il
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn will deliver his State of the State address this week, which got Eight Forty-Eight wondering: What do younger members of Illinois' political parties think the governor should propose to help get the state sailing in the right direction?
WBEZ’s Kristen McQueary discussed the ripple effect of Illinois' pension problem, the state's recent downgrade of its credit rating and the latest on a report from the Illinois Gaming Board and explained what the numbers could mean for gambling expansion in Chicago and Illinois.
Suburban government officials are calling on Illinois lawmakers to uphold the governor's veto of legislation backed by Commonwealth Edison.Members of the Northwest Municipal Conference said the electric company should make improvements to its infrastructure and response systems that left thousands w
Gov. Pat Quinn has no problem with Illinois being the only state where it's illegal to carry a concealed weapon.Quinn stood by his opposition to concealed weapons on Thursday - just days after lawmakers in neighboring Wisconsin passed a law to lift that state's ban.
The Illinois General Assembly recently approved a bill that would allow power companies to raise electricity rates. The legislation is backed by Commonwealth Edison. The utility argues that it needs the extra revenue to update an aging electrical grid.
Hundreds of people from the Chicago area gathered at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday morning. The event was part of an annual day of lobbying in Springfield on behalf of immigrants. This year’s visit had some extra energy. For one, Gov.