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Illinois Lame Duck Session 2012

Rahm On Gun Control: 'Waiting Is Not A Strong Suit Of Mine'

Posted 01.11.2013 | Chicago

Tired of the Illinois General Assembly dragging its feet on Gov. Pat Quinn's proposed assault weapons ban, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making moves ...

House Committee OK's Bill For Immigrant Driver's Licenses

Posted 01.07.2013 | Chicago

An Illinois House vote is virtually the last obstacle left standing for a proposal that would temporary driver's licences for undocumented immigrants....

No Deal In State Pension Crisis Talks

Posted 01.06.2013 | Chicago

Despite a hopeful breakthrough in the Illinois pension crisis, legislative leaders ended talks Saturday without a deal. "There's no resolution to...

New Coalition Aims To Block Concealed Carry Law From Passage

Posted 11.27.2012 | Chicago

Chicago community leaders have formed a new coalition to help keep Illinois the lone state that bans concealed carry, running in direct opposition to ...

Illinois Could Be Next To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Posted 11.26.2012 | Chicago

It's considered a lame duck session, but Illinois lawmakers will be scrambling to decide the fate of several hot-button issues, including possibly leg...