Republican primary voters might see a long list of candidates next year for Illinois governor. But ask each one what the ideal GOP candidate looks like, and you’re likely to get very different answers.
Just over a week to go before Illinois' primary election day. Candidates for all sorts of offices are knuckling down and knocking on doors.That includes the multitudes running for the 177 seats that're up in the Illinois House and Senate.
Illinois lawmakers are reacting to Gov. Pat Quinn's call to rewrite a proposed gambling expansion.On Monday, Quinn outlined his objections to a gambling bill that was approved earlier this year, saying it would "over-saturate" the state's market.State Sen.
Outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has more than a million dollars in his campaign account. When he retires, he can take all of it with him for personal use. The mayor is not saying if he will, but it would be perfectly legal if he does.
A bill abolishing Illinois' death penalty will soon be sent to Governor Pat Quinn. That's after the repeal passed the state Senate Tuesday afternoon in a 32-to-25 vote.Quinn has not said whether he will sign the bill into law.
The Illinois Senate this week could send a bill to the Gov. Pat Quinn's desk to abolish the state's death penalty.For the past 11 years, Illinois has had a death penalty moratorium: People can be sentenced to death, but they haven't been put to death.