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New law to reduce recidivism

A new law signed this week will ensure that any person being released from the Department of Corrections or Department of Juvenile Justice has a

Budget update

Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders did not meet this week to discuss a full-year spending plan and necessary economic reforms. It also appears that

Governor signs energy bill

On Dec. 7, Gov. Rauner signed Senate Bill 2814, known as the Future Energy Jobs bill. Proponents applauded the measure, saying it provides relief to

Winter weather driving tips

Over the weekend, much of Illinois saw its first glimpse of snow. With the wintry weather just beginning, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois

Leaders continue to meet over budget

After meeting last week, over the weekend and again into this week, the Governor and legislative leaders continued in vain to find common ground on

CPS Bailout Vetoed

When lawmakers came to agreement this past June on a temporary stop-gap budget, one component of that budget included $215 million for the Chicago Public

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