SPRINGFIELD — Lawmakers threw their weight behind a plan allowing the state's two largest utilities to charge customers millions of dollars for infrastructure improvements; however, they do not have enough votes to protect the measure from the governor's veto.
SPRINGFIELD — A plan to save Illinois businesses up to $700 million by changing the state's workers' compensation system passed the state Senate by an overwhelming majority Saturday, even as some lawmakers said the proposal does not go far enough.
SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois legislative redistricting map sits on Gov. Pat Quinn's desk after the state House and Senate passed it Friday. Republicans said the process was rushed and is unfair, lacking transparency and public feedback.
SPRINGFIELD — After months of talk about workers' compensation reform, the Illinois House finally pulled the trigger on the state's workers' compensation system. And the Senate now has two plans from which to choose.