Concealed carry is legal in Illinois, as the legislature deals another blow to Gov. Pat Quinn. Chicago Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney has the details. View interactive graphics to see how Senate and House members voted.
New gun laws are set to take effect after a holiday weekend that saw 10 homicides. Paris Schutz has the details. View our interactive graphics to see how Illinois House and Senate members voted on concealed carry legislation.
Medical marijuana, pensions, gambling and guns. What will the governor do about these hot-button issues as lawmakers enter the final stretch of the spring session? Paris Schutz has more.
Carol Marin takes a closer look at how the upcoming gubernatorial race is shaking out with Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief, Dave McKinney.
The Illinois Senate passes a major gambling expansion bill, but not with enough votes to override a potential veto.
Quinn's Medicaid Plan
We asked about your thoughts on the governor's Medicaid reforms. We hear what some of you had to say in tonight's Viewer Mail.
Illinois could eventually face nearly $35 billion in unpaid bills. A new report suggests the governor and general assembly can fix the problem.
In the ongoing chess game between Gov. Pat Quinn and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle -- the governor makes his move: announcing major cuts and layoffs. He says it's up to the General Assembly to stop them. Paris Schutz has reaction to today's announcement.
Unions under fire. Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to send pink slips to thousands of state workers while the Chicago Teachers Union claims it's being treated unfairly. Carol Marin and her panel take up the issues.