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Lawmakers have until month’s end to pass budget with simple majorities. more

May 12, 2017 6:10 PM News

Legislation aims to eliminate redundant training. more

May 10, 2017 4:46 PM News

Legislation would prevent prison agency from entering new medical contract. more

Apr 12, 2017 12:38 PM News

Rauner signs proclamation paying tribute to 95th anniversary of law enforcement agency’s founding. more

Mar 29, 2017 11:44 AM News

Legislation would ensure state agencies prioritize local purchasing. more

Mar 24, 2017 11:49 AM News 1 Comments

Bill passes Illinois House with nearly unanimous support. more

Mar 17, 2017 10:28 AM News

State needs to re-evaluate spending priorities, Edwardsville lawmaker says. more

Mar 16, 2017 8:47 AM News 1 Comments

Beiser legislation seeks to automatically classify offenses as hate crimes. more

Mar 15, 2017 10:58 AM News


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Alton legislator’s proposal would cut cost for license in half. more

Mar 2, 2017 2:18 PM News

Illinois working on federally mandated plan under Every Student Succeeds Act. more

Feb 22, 2017 10:33 AM News

Panel serves as screening process for legislation, Alton lawmaker says. more

Feb 10, 2017 3:03 PM News


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Commission lays groundwork for legislation. more

Feb 1, 2017 3:24 PM News

Governor's State of the State speech focuses on path forward for Illinois. more

Jan 25, 2017 3:39 PM News

Private funds would help pay for mailings, secretary of state says. more

Jan 18, 2017 8:10 PM News

Legislation targets water sources in schools and day cares. more

Jan 17, 2017 10:18 AM News

Alton legislator calls on lawmakers to work together to pass budget. more

Jan 12, 2017 9:52 AM News

Small businesses depend on payments to stay afloat. more

Jan 3, 2017 2:58 PM News

Stores no longer have to dispose of entire carton. more

Jan 3, 2017 2:51 PM News

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National Criminal Justice Reform Project to provide technical assistance. more

Dec 30, 2016 8:10 PM News


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Legislation aims to increase visibility, generate Route 66 preservation funding. more

Dec 29, 2016 8:10 PM News

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