A bill that amends school code to allow for curricula involving "media literacy" to be taught in high schools was introduced in the House of Representatives on Feb. 1 by Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez (D-Cicero).
Just days into her new job as a state representative, Anne Stava-Murray (D-Naperville) has managed to cause a stir among her constituents by characterizing her hometown of Naperville as having “white supremacist policies.”
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
There are issues larger than age in youth football that aren't getting much attention in a state House drive to ban organized tackle teams for all players younger than 12, a sport and cheer organization board member said during a recent interview
Chicago Bears Hall of Famer Dan Hampton called his decision to support Mickey Straub is his run against House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) in the 82nd state House District as a “no-brainer.”
Illinois has its first budget in more than two years after the House voted on Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of three contentious bills that made it through both chambers in a special extended session.
Illinois lawmakers are using a seemingly surreptitious way to give themselves pay raises: creating new and useless committees for which they are automatically paid an extra $10,326 as chairmen, a Chicago-based think tank is arguing.