John Cullerton showed off the roomy “frunk” of his luxury sedan, which had just travelled to Normal, Ill. and back, propelled by electrons pulled from the grid at Tesla Motors’ first “Supercharging” station in the Midwest.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says lawmakers will try again this year to pass a gambling expansion bill.Quinn said on Friday he's talked with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton about ways to revive the so-far failed measure in the coming months.
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.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said he doesn't expect any problems passing a new tax relief package this week.The state House of Representatives is scheduled to meet on Monday to vote on a new package aimed at keeping area-based Sears and CME Group in state after it failed to pass a simila
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said Thursday the state is ready to move on after the sentencing of former governor Rod Blagojevich.Blagojevich was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison and fined $20,000 for being convicted on multiple corruption charges.Cullerton said Blagojevi
Legislative leaders in Illinois are trying to put together a tax relief package to keep some big companies in Illinois.They have until Thursday to pass a bill that could give more tax incentives to companies like Sears and Chicago-based CME Group, which have threatened to leave the state since the c
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says he will follow the advice of Gov. Pat Quinn.He’ll ask his Senate colleagues to vote on a scaled-down casino bill that does not include slot machines at horse-racing tracks. Cullerton will call it for a vote, knowing it most likely won’t pass.State Sen.