The conservative federal judge is just 48 years old and could affect social policy for generations to come if confirmed by the majority-Republican Senate.
URBANA – When choosing a mask or face covering to wear during the pandemic, research from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign suggests that a well-fitted mask made of two layers of a breathable material can be nearly as effective as a surgical mask at blocking respiratory droplets, which are released when people cough, sneeze […]
URBANA — The 2020 Champaign County Pride Fest joins a long list of events that have had to move online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What used to consist of parades, drag shows, film screenings, and other live events, has now become virtual workshops, Zoom sessions and online discussion panels. The slogan for this year’s […]
The late Supreme Court justice is the first woman to be given that honor. Watch the ceremony held by members of Congress, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, beginning at 10 a.m. ET.
As an Illinois legislator, George Ryan believed the state’s death penalty was an effective means of deterring crime and punishing those convicted of the most heinous wrongdoing. On the day he was sworn in as governor in 1988, Ryan took note of a series of stories published in the Chicago Tribune detailing flaws in the […]
Early voting for the November election began Thursday in most of Illinois. Local election authorities can also start sending out 1.8 million vote-by…
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Senate Republicans unveiled a package of ethics proposals Thursday which they say is targeted to stop the type of corruption that has led to the indictment of four legislative Democrats in recent months. “Today we’re introducing a legislative package that targets corruption by focusing on two distinct areas: enhancing the state’s ability […]