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Former President Barack Obama has recorded a video supporting Democrat J.B. Pritzker for Illinois governor.

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People caught texting while driving will face stiffer penalties under a new Illinois law.


Checks have been sent out to more than 900 Illinois workers to cover back pay owed since 2011.

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Gov. Bruce Rauner is ordering his administration to develop a plan for dealing with over 1,000 backlogged discrimination complaints.

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Illinois has become the 30th state to adopt the Uniform Bar Exam allowing state attorneys to more easily practice in other states.

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 The Illinois House has approved a $38.5 billion state budget for the year that begins July 1.

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The Illinois House has endorsed the idea of switching to a graduated income tax.

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Some Illinois lawmakers are opposing a state budget that includes funding for abortions.

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The Illinois House has voted against increasing the smoking age from 18 to 21.

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An Illinois House panel has endorsed a proposal expanding the use of medical marijuana to fight the state's opioid crisis.