GOP gubernatorial candidate and millionaire venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has used various accounting maneuvers to slash his income tax bill.
President Barack Obama faced immediate demands for bold action to stem deportations Tuesday, a day after declaring immigration legislation dead and announcing plans to act on his own.
President Barack Obama wants his Cabinet secretaries to hit the road and is urging them to "be creative about how we can make real progress" on issues where Congress won't act.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a plan that will allow Illinois voters to cast ballots on Election Day, have more time to vote early and not be required to bring photo identification to vote early.
Gov. Pat Quinn has replaced the head of the Illinois Department of Transportation.
A failure in ground equipment has postponed the launch of a NASA satellite designed to study atmospheric carbon dioxide, the main driver of climate change.
Illinois is showing significant improvement in helping older residents live independently at home as they age, according to a new scorecard from AARP.
The state agency charged with helping Illinois' economy has released a new five-year plan it hopes will help the state add jobs and build on its strengths.
Senate President John Cullerton says the state budget that Gov. Pat Quinn has signed secures funding for key priorities, but difficult decisions are coming.