Proposed amendments would anchor spending to economic measurements

SPRINGFIELD — In the lead-up to new budget debates, a pair of proposed state constitution amendments would tie state government spending to measured revenue growth.

February 20, 2018 | Relevance: 57%

Rauner highlights pension changes in budget address

SPRINGFIELD — Nearly three years after the state’s top court ruled sweeping state pension changes unconstitutional, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is digging in on the need to try again.

February 14, 2018 | Relevance: 68%

Bills aim to remove Court of Claims caps

SPRINGFIELD — On the heels of a deadly bacterial outbreak at a state veterans’ home, a pair of bills introduced in the Illinois Senate would open up Court of Claims cases to larger awards.

February 13, 2018 | Relevance: 57%

Conservative group appeals dismissal of HB40 challenge

SPRINGFIELD — A conservative legal group is bringing its fight against a law allowing tax dollars to be used on abortions to the state appellate court.

February 6, 2018 | Relevance: 57%

High court turns down foreign bike-maker liability plea

SPRINGFIELD — The state’s top court has denied a Taiwanese bicycle-maker’s plea to avoid liability after a woman’s bike fell apart during a ride in Iowa.

January 25, 2018 | Relevance: 51%

GOP lawmakers push new limits to abortion laws

SPRINGFIELD — Months after the mostly Democratic legislature expanded access to the procedure, a pair of bills now percolating in the General Assembly aim to prohibit abortions if based on genetic anomalies.

January 24, 2018 | Relevance: 51%

Dispensaries confident protections for budding pot industry will stay

SPRINGFIELD — Congress has little more than a week to renew legal protection for states with medical marijuana programs.

January 11, 2018 | Relevance: 51%
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