After months of public campaigns on both sides of the issue, the sponsor of a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in Illinois didn't call the measure for a vote before lawmakers adjourned from the Spring session.
Illinois insurance agencies are now forbidden to deny health coverage to insured people participating in clinical cancer trials because of a new amendment to the state's Insurance Code.Previously, companies could cancel an insured patient's medical coverage while that person receives experimental tr
A new law in Illinois prevents employers from looking up a job applicant’s credit report, except in certain cases. Increasingly, employers have been looking up people’s credit histories when they apply for a job. The new law in Illinois makes that illegal.
Updated At: 2:05pm on 12/01/2010 by City Room and Associated PressThe Illinois Senate has approved civil unions, putting Illinois on the verge of granting official recognition to gay and lesbian couples.The measure passed 32-24 Wednesday. It now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn, a strong supporter.