Right or wrong, there's a perception that Illinois politics is a game played best by a well-connected few. This next story won't improve that image.Some of the state's political insiders make big money by lobbying the politicians they help elect.
Republican Illinois State Senator Matt Murphy says the Governor is unclear about his objections to a bill that would expand gambling.Both the Illinois House and Senate approved the bill earlier this year.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is trying to throw another wrench into a key immigration-enforcement program of President Obama’s administration, saying it ensnares too many people and erodes trust in local police.