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SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Four months ago, state Rep. Christian Mitchell made a tough vote in favor of Illinois' landmark state pension overhaul. Now he's facing the repercussions.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois' House Speaker and Democratic Party chair has introduced legislation he hopes will lure President Barack Obama to choose Illinois as the site of his presidential library and museum, an effort that could be part of a push later this year to approve a new capital construction bill.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A bipartisan collection of lawmakers has come together to pitch something not accomplished in years - a change in Illinois' school funding formula that would narrow the gap between the amount spent on students in richer and poorer school districts.