Hundreds of pro-lifers protested in Fairview Heights Wednesday against a new 18,000-square-foot Planned Parenthood (PP) clinic they say is capitalizing on anticipated growth in abortion business from Missouri.
House Speaker Michael Madigan used his absolute power over the legislative process to move legislation to the floor on Friday that exchanges Illinois’ constitutionally mandated flat income tax with a progressive tax.
George Barber, Greenville University head basketball coach and 54th state Senate District candidate in the Republican primary, got his big break as a coach winning the 1996 NCAA national basketball championship.
A Southern Illinois superintendent hasn't decided whether to resign after public and teachers union backlash to a column he wrote in which he went into lurid detail about a girl he had a crush on when he was 15.
Mark Cappel, the superintendent of the Alton School District, recently asked lawmakers not to accept the state's school funding formula pushed by Gov. Bruce Rauner even though it would provide his district with almost $2 million more than the original bill.