Illinois lawmakers greenlight enhanced abortion protections
The legislation that legislative Democrats were hoping to pass Tuesday would make Illinois the latest state to pursue abortion rights protections since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last June.
Assault weapons to be banned in Illinois: House passes bill — and Pritzker vows to sign it ‘immediately’
“The people of the great state of Illinois have been waiting decades for legislation just like this,” said bill sponsor state Rep. Bob Morgan, D-Deerfield. “Let them wait no longer.”
After stepping down as minority leader, Durkin to exit Illinois House
Suburban Republican says party has moved too far right.
217 Today: Gov. J.B. Pritzker kicks off second term in office
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 Today’s headlines: Illinois may soon be the ninth state in the U.S. to enact legislation that generally bans the sale, manufacture and delivery of assault weapons. State Representative Tom Bennett is moving over to the Illinois Senate. The Unit 4 school board hired a consulting firm to figure out how to further […]
Champaign Unit 4 superintendent recommends keeping current schools of choice system
The Unit 4 school board hired a consulting firm to figure out how to further desegregate its schools. But after months of parent pushback, both the company and the district superintendent are recommending keeping the current schools of choice system, with some tweaks.