Illinois is home to a vicious cycle that prevents its black residents from reaching their full potential, and too little attention is being paid to the numbers driving it.
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican candidate Bruce Rauner raised and spent a staggering amount between July 1 and Oct. 1, the latest campaign funding reports show.
As the onslaught of the nation's fast-growing coal-mining boom tears across the heartland, citizens in southern Illinois have filed a Writ of Mandamus in Federal District Court against the US Secretary of Interior, in an attempt to revoke the state's control over its notoriously inept and rogue mining agencies.
Are newspaper endorsements more trouble than they're worth?
Questions about changing the Illinois constitution played an important part in the gubernatorial election this summer, and the topic made a comeback Oct. 21 at the candidates' third and final debate.
Three simple solutions anyone can understand: cut costs by reducing redundant administration, increase our tax base, and re-amortize our debt. You might wonder why our political leaders don't even mention these solutions.
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The Illinois gubernatorial candidates are scrambling to convince voters to choose them in the Nov. 4 election. They're running ads, making appearances and accumulating endorsements to show Illinoisans whom they should vote for.
As Illinois moves ever-closer to decision time on finding a new governor, could our elected officials learn something from looking at our neighbors? S...
While football might not be as big in Illinois as it is in the South, particularly the Southeastern Conference -- where University of Alabama Head Coach, Nick Saban, made $5.4 million last year -- coaches at Illinois' public universities are still earning six-figure salaries.
All together, the 10 candidates for statewide office spent more than $42 million from July 1 to Oct. 1. The candidates for governor, Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner, spent more than $35 million.
We started this bright, glorious late-summer-blue-sky day at 8:00 a.m. in Lincoln, Illinois with the blessing of the bikes and the road (a very moving prayer) and the daily dedications to those who have suffered from cancer.
At Tuesday's Illinois gubernatorial debate, candidates Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner clashed about issues important to the African-American community, such as jobs, education and dealing with violence in communities.
Though Illinois has passed laws against patent-trolling shakedowns, the head of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association believes this is a battle only the federal government can fight.
October is in full swing and Halloween is only a few short weeks away. That can only mean one thing: goblins and ghosts and ghouls have arrived in Illinois -- or at least stories about goblins and ghosts and ghouls.
A new Reboot Illinois poll last week found Gov. Pat Quinn leading Bruce Rauner when respondents were asked for whom they'd vote if the election were today. But another poll found the numbers almost exactly reversed when the question was which candidate respondents believed to be more trustworthy.