Legislation that would allow Illinois public school students to opt out of state assessment tests with written permission from a parent or guardian cleared the state House Tuesday.
An expert report filed in federal court Tuesday details a range of alledged problems with the medical services provided in the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) system.
A federal judge tossed Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit over union "fair share" fees on Tuesday, but said the three non-union workers involved with the suit can continue with their own case.
The Illinois Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a Right to Try measure, which would let terminally ill patients try experimental medications.
By a 68-43 vote, the Illinois House passed a bill Tuesday that would outlaw sexual orientation conversion therapy in the state.
Paid sick time advocates are urging the new Chicago City Council to support a long-stalled measure that would make paid sick leave a reality for all workers in the city.
The city of Chicago has reportedly opted to delay an initial debt refinancing step that involves moving $800 million in variable-rate debt to fixed-rate debt, Crain's reports.
Community Counseling Centers Of Chicago (C4) will not shut down thanks to a new partnership with County Care, the Medicaid program for uninsured adults in Cook County.
State lawmakers could vote next week on House Speaker Michael Madigan's "millionaire tax" proposal from last year.