Illinois' governor signed new workers' compensation regulations into law Tuesday. The changes are expected to save the state hundreds of millions of dollars.The new regulations are meant to help clamp down on abuses of the workers comp system.
Heavy rain in Southern Illinois prompted Gov. Quinn to issue a disaster proclamation for the area. On Monday, he described the situation as “very difficult and potentially dangerous.”Tuesday, lawmakers return to Springfield to work on other challenges like education and the state budget.