Posts Tagged: illinois

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Illinois’ health law co-op among those struggling

CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois’ only nonprofit health insurance co-op has struggled with low enrollment and financial losses. A government audit ...
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Report shows seat belt usage at all-time high in Illinois

Data for back-seat passenger seat-belt usage is due in October. Illinois law has required back-seat passengers to wear seat belts since 2012
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Former congressman in court on possible contempt charge

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Former Congressman Aaron Schock and his attorneys appeared in Springfield federal court this week for a hearing to dete...
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Rauner signs bill to allow hiring preference for veterans

( KTRS ) Private employers in Illinois can now give preference to veterans when hiring new workers. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the Veterans Preference i...
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S. Illinois woman missing 9 days found in thicket of woods

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) – A southern Illinois woman missing for nine days has been found in a thicket of woods. The Southern Illinoisan reports (h...
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Rauner praises House vote to block lawmaker pay raise

( KTRS ) Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is praising a vote by the Illinois House of Representatives to block a contentious pay raise for lawmakers. The ...
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Bill seeks to stop vote on Illinois lawmaker pay raise

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has filed legislation that would block a controversial pay raise for lawmakers a...
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Governor Rauner: Video gambling revenue cannot be distributed without budget

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office says the state doesn’t have the authority to distribute video gam...
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Illinois hosted 109.4M visitors in 2014, up 3.5 percent

CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014. The Illinois Department of Commerce ...
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Several dogs survive southern Illinois house explosion

CASEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Several dogs thought to have died in a southern Illinois house explosion caused by a suspected natural gas leak have bee...