This morning we wrapped up our second week of stories and conversations about the juvenile justice system in Illinois. We're calling the series Inside and Out.As our reporting during the series has shown, this is a hot issue with a lot of passion on all sides.
The applications went live Tuesday. And I mean the complete applications. If you applied through the Democratic Party of Illinois' website to fill the vacancy left by Scott Lee Cohen on the party's ticket, your internet presence just grew.
In the two weeks before the primary election, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn held about 40 campaign events and - by my count - 18 government events, according to a review of his public campaign and official schedules.
In a meeting legislators are describing as a first of its kind in the Illinois Senate, Republicans and Democrats got together to hear a presentation on state budgets from the National Conference of State Legislatures.