Jul 02

Illinois House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

The speaker of the Illinois House on Saturday scheduled a key vote on a multibillion-dollar revenue package that would finance an end to the longest state budget crisis since at least the Great Depression, ending a day that turned acrimonious…

Feb 14

Abrupt cuts hinder Illinois violence shelters

Illinois officials waited more than five months to alert dozens of domestic violence programs that their funding had been eliminated, an omission that has forced layoffs and other cuts at some facilities, the Associated Press reported.