Rep. Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has been riding around his suburban state house district on a bicycle as part of his efforts to convince voters to reelect him for two more years. He says the unusual tactic, which he calls his
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State leaders’ effort to eliminate cash bail in Illinois faced criticism from two judges and a sheriff in a Senate hearing Tuesday, as several panelists stressed the need to take less dramatic steps first.
News in brief: Pritzker casts doubt on new stay-at-home order; @CivicFederation opposed graduated income tax; @illinoissbe dismisses complaints against lawmaker, alderman
Safety net hospitals in Illinois provide a critical function and must get help from the state or risk further deepening the health care divide that exists in underserved communities, advocates and health executives told lawmakers Monday.
News in brief: Pritzker announces return of daily COVID-19 briefings, second round of broadband grants
When Rep. Monica Bristow (D-Godfrey) last faced a Republican opponent in an election, she won by less than 400 votes.
News in brief: Pritzker announces eviction moratorium extension and money for welcome centers; unemployment rate continues to decline.
Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan and other top Democrats may be wounded by a widening federal corruption investigation, but their campaign war chests are fuller than ever.
News in brief: Rep. Deanne Mazzochi under fire for ‘transphobic’ 2016 tweets; Rep. David Allen Welter tests positive for COVID-19; SBA approves loans for civil unrest recovery
The system by which banks and public appraisers value homes in Illinois is antiquated and should be restructured as part of a broader effort to improve equity in homeownership, a panel of lawmakers were told Thursday.