The Illinois House wants to bar employers from asking workers and job applicants for access to social media like Facebook.The legislation passed 78-30 Thursday and now goes to the Senate.Some employers, particularly law enforcement, have begun asking for passwords so they can review the online activ
CME Group and suburban-based Sears are one step closer to getting the state tax breaks meant to persuade them to stay headquartered in Illinois.On Monday the Illinois House approved a new tax relief package after it resoundingly rejected a similar measure last month.
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.
The first big gambling house in Chicago since the late 19th century may be the first big initiative of the Emanuel administration. But the big question remains: Will a Chicago casino have a kick-ass pool?The IL House approved a huge expansion of gaming and casinos in Illinois.
Trans fats could soon be illegal in Illinois. The state House of Representatives has voted to ban trans fats in all restaurants before 2013. It would also force schools to throw out some snack foods sold in vending machines.State Rep.