Teachers in Lake Villa have announced a strike date of February 29.
Some unions, health-care workers and low-income advocacy groups are saying Gov. Bruce Rauner's second budget address is more of the same.
Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed legislation Friday that would have freed up funds for the Monetary Award Program.
The Illinois State Board of Education is investigating the Chicago Public Schools' finances.
The Sierra Club Illinois Chapter released its endorsements Thursday in the Illinois legislative primary races.
The University of Chicago Medical Center submitted its application to the state this week for a large expansion project, including the creation of a Level 1 adult trauma center on its Hyde Park medical campus.
A Tuesday morning protest outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's office in downtown Chicago resulted in 12 arrests.
One day before Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget address, social service and higher education advocates called for a solution to the ongoing state budget stalement.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office received legislation Tuesday that would provide $721.5 million in state funding to community colleges and the Monetary Award Program (MAP).