Government - State

  • Rauner signs law allowing 'right to try' experimental drugs

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation allowing terminally ill patients in Illinois to use experimental drugs that might help them.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Rauner: ‘No lockout’ of state workers, but strike possible

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday that he won’t lock out state workers if his administration and the largest public-employee union can’t ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Illinois Senate approves plan to spend $5B in federal funds

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers approved a plan Tuesday to direct almost $5 billion in federal funds to social service agencies after one advocate de ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Schock spends campaign funds after departure

    PEORIA – A new financial report from former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's political action committee shows campaign money has been spent since he left Cong ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Rauner: Illinois to review new federal power plant limits

    ST. LOUIS – Gov. Bruce Rauner offered little insight Monday into whether Illinois, which the federal government says ranks near the bottom in emission ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Chicago-based nonprofit gets $7.2M from Chase settlement

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation is benefiting from a $7.2 million windfall that the state was given in a settlement with Chase.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry County Board to help ease workforce network’s pain over lack of state budget

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board plans to give the county’s workforce agency some financial breathing room in the wake of the ongoing state budget ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs pet prescription bill into law

    Pet owners can now choose their own pharmacy for pet medications after legislation sponsored by Sen. Pam Althoff recently was signed into law by Gov. ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 4:59 pm
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