Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a sweeping energy regulation overhaul into law Wednesday. Here's what's in it.
The Illinois Senate put the final legislative stamp on an energy regulation overhaul bill Monday, sending it to Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who says he will sign it.
The Illinois Senate on Monday approved a wide-ranging energy policy overhaul that sets ambitious goals for a carbon-free future and staves off the threatened shutdown of one of the state’s six nuclear power plants, handing Gov. J.B. Pritzker a key legislative victory heading into his reelection bid.
Jerry Nowicki and Peter Hancock analyze the massive energy overhaul bill that passed out of the House during a one-day return to session. Plus, a tribute to the heroes of 9/11.
Rock Valley Physical Therapy, one of the largest therapist-led physical therapy companies in the nation, will begin servicing Coal Valley, Ill., and surrounding areas on Monday, Sept. 13.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House approved an energy regulation and decarbonization bill Thursday, a major step forward for a wide-ranging omnibus bill that had eluded lawmakers throughout the legislative session and the governor’s three years in office.
The Illinois House was on the verge of approving a sweeping energy bill Thursday that would provide subsidies keeping the state’s nuclear fleet afloat while phasing out dirty power sources.
The Illinois Senate approved an energy bill in the early hours of Wednesday morning, but it's likely to change as negotiations continue in the House, which has not set a date as to when it will return.
Illinois lawmakers moved to amend the state legislative map Tuesday while Gov. J.B. Pritzker and stakeholders failed to close a deal on a long-sought energy bill. This story will be updated.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has been steadily acting on more than 660 bills sent to him by the General Assembly this year ahead of a weekend deadline for bill action. Here's the latest.
With students across the state returning to classrooms, two new laws require Illinois public schools to reevaluate what is taught when discussing personal health and safety and sexual health education.
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans Wednesday to highlight the laws and policies Democrats have championed on behalf of working families in Illinois and the need to continue that trend in the 2022 elections.
Retired state Sen. William "Bill" Haine of Alton died Monday. He was 77 years old.
SPRINGFIELD – With the ongoing Illinois State Fair as a backdrop, Gov. JB Pritzker signed several bills into law in recent days during ceremonies that coincided with daily fair themes.
Seventeen crashes involving Illinois state troopers or their vehicles have occurred in 2021 as a result of violations to the state’s traffic law known as “Scott’s Law.”
A new law in Illinois will make it easier for part-time school and college employees to receive paid family and medical leave.
With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion infrastructure plan for states coast to coast on Tuesday,…
A proposal that would send more than $4.2 billion in federal funding to Iowa for road and bridge construction and repairs received a split vote from the state’s Republican U.S. Senators on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
The increasing interest in locally grown foods has been a boon to niche farmers selling their products at roadside stands, farmers markets and groceries. There is also a push for schools and other institutional settings to purchase local foods.
Three new state laws will aim to break down barriers to feminine hygiene products such as tampons and sanitary napkins for those who can’t afford them.
Prominent labor leaders, part of a coalition named Climate Jobs Illinois, said they reached this point “due to seemingly intractable differences on the issues of decarbonization and prevailing wage standards.”
Aurora police Chief Kristen Ziman’s last week on the job started with a moment she’s been working toward ever since an employee at the Henry Pratt Co. warehouse who’d just been terminated opened fire two years ago, killing five co-workers and wounding a sixth, along with five of Ziman’s officers.