The nation's unemployment rate remained at 5.1 percent in September, and the economy added 142,000 jobs last month, according to the Labor Department.
The presidents of nine Illinois universities are pressing Gov. Bruce Rauner and state legislators to end the ongoing fiscal battle that has left the state without a budget since July 1.
A new report from the Center for Biological Diversity highlights how President Barack Obama, or any other sitting president, has legal authority to prevent 450 billion tons of climate pollution.
ConAgra Foods will move its headquarters to Chicago after being lured to the state by unspecified tax credits in exchange for an agreement to bring 150 new jobs to Illinois.
A stopgap federal budget won't take Illinois' state agencies out of limbo anytime soon.
After facing fierce backlash from parents and educators over special education cuts, the Chicago Public Schools announced Tuesday that it is "conducting a month-long process" to review the proposed funding reductions.
Gov. Bruce Rauner will reportedly uphold tax incentives offered to ConAgra Foods to lure the company to set up shop in Chicago.
Royal Dutch Shell announced Monday that it is stopping its oil exploration in the Alaskan Arctic, which garnered the applause of several environmental groups.
The Rauner administration is moving forward with plans to close the Illinois State Museum system and the World Shooting and Recreation Complex in southern Illinois during the budget impasse.