Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year looks to slash funding for Amtrak by $16 million, representing a 40 percent reduction.
Three incidents, including two flare-ups and a leak, reportedly occurred this week at the BP Whiting refinery, where unionized workers are on strike.
SEIU Local 1 is reconsidering its decision to remain neutral in the Chicago mayor's race now that incumbent Rahm Emanuel has been forced into a runoff against top challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
State lawmakers, with support from Exelon, filed legislation Thursday for a proposed "Low Carbon Portfolio Standard" as a means to boost the company's financially-struggling power plants.
A federal appeals court in Chicago has sent a city pension case back to the state.
A Wal-Mart shareholder is urging the retailer to disclose wage information by gender as well as the average hours worked by its male and female employees in an effort "ensure pay equity" at the company.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a third ethics complaint in less than a month against U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL,18).
The possibility of Exelon closing three of its six nuclear facilities in the state due to financial reasons has six Illinois mayors worried.
As promised, President Barack Obama vetoed legislation that would kickstart construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.