U.S. Rep Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) says she cannot support a revised plan to reduce the national deficit. The Bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform was asked to agree on a plan to shrink the national debt by Dec. 1, but the final vote has been postponed.
Illinois lawmakers are considering some hot-button measures this week. The state House of Representatives has voted down a medical-marijuana bill and approved an expansion of rights for same-sex couples.
Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would license nationally certified midwives to attend home births in the state without supervision by a physician or an advanced nurse.The measure’s chief sponsor, state Rep.
The Citizens Utility Board and the Illinois Attorney General are warning Nicor Gas customers about a service they call "overpriced and rarely used."Nicor offers the so-called Gas Line ComfortGuard for the inspection and repair of potential gas leaks inside homes.CUB Executive Director Davi
Illinois and Northwestern agreed Friday to run every offensive play toward the same end zone in their showdown at Wrigley Field this weekend to avoid the possibility of players running into a padded brick wall at the other end of the field.The surprising announcement came just one day before Saturda
The Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives thinks the General Assembly could allow civil unions for gay couples.Democrat Michael Madigan gave his predictions about what might happen during the remainder of the fall veto session. "I just say that based on my conversations with man