Eighteen local school districts will receive more than $23,000 in grants through the Illinois secretary of state’s School Library Grant program, State Senator Christopher Belt (D-Centreville) announced Wednesday.
To continue discussion of Illinois’ plan for combatting the opioid epidemic, members of the Senate special committee on Opioid Crisis Abatement met in Granite City Thursday to hear testimony from various state and local agencies.
To honor their colleagues who serve as volunteers in branches of the military, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital joined with the Illinois Employer of the Guard and Reserve organization in signing a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve.
Former Illinois state Sen. Dwight Kay (R-Edwardsville) wonders who exactly Chicago's 15th Ward Ald. Ray Lopez thinks he is serving with his “conception fees” proposal, designed to discourage couples from having too many children.
Illinois Republican Party officials are calling on Sens. Kim Lightford (D-Maywood) and Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), the two finalists for the position of next state Senate President, to publicly endorse fair maps.
Former high-level aides to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has revealed that Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) told the then governor he was right for signing HB 40 in September 2017, the law requiring Medicaid funding of abortions. At a separate meeting, Brady also recommended that the governor sign gun control bills should they reach his desk.