The U.S. government said this week it expects households to see their heating bills jump as much as 54% compared to last winter.
Terry Jones' widow, Anna Soderstrom, has insisted she isn't a gold digger and has hit out at her late husband's first wife and their two children for contesting his will.
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What’s in it for you? Illinois’ sweeping new clean energy law includes a $4,000 rebate on an electric car, up to 10% off on your electric bill and up to $9,000 back on a solar roof.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats' push for a 10-year, $3.5 trillion package of social and environmental initiatives has reached a turning point, with the president repeatedly conceding that the measure will be considerably smaller and pivotal lawmakers flashing potential signs of flexibility.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a framework of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday. Now they face the daunting task of narrowing the menu to tax possibilities they can pass to fund President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion plan.
Illinois House Democrats and Gov. J.B. Pritzker appear to have reached agreement on an energy policy. DETAILS:
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a sweeping energy regulation overhaul into law Wednesday. Here's what's in it.
The Illinois Senate put the final legislative stamp on an energy regulation overhaul bill Monday, sending it to Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who says he will sign it.
The Illinois Senate on Monday approved a wide-ranging energy policy overhaul that sets ambitious goals for a carbon-free future and staves off the threatened shutdown of one of the state’s six nuclear power plants, handing Gov. J.B. Pritzker a key legislative victory heading into his reelection bid.
Jerry Nowicki and Peter Hancock analyze the massive energy overhaul bill that passed out of the House during a one-day return to session. Plus, a tribute to the heroes of 9/11.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House approved an energy regulation and decarbonization bill Thursday, a major step forward for a wide-ranging omnibus bill that had eluded lawmakers throughout the legislative session and the governor’s three years in office.
The Illinois House was on the verge of approving a sweeping energy bill Thursday that would provide subsidies keeping the state’s nuclear fleet afloat while phasing out dirty power sources.
An Effingham man on Wednesday was sentenced to four years and 10 months in prison and fined $1,000 for manufacturing counterfeit money.
The Illinois House is scheduled to return to Springfield Thursday to try again at passing an elusive energy regulation overhaul days after the governor’s office announced support for a new proposal.
Unless attitudes change, the whole thing might just turn out to be too big for a state legislature to tackle.
The Capitol Recap for the week featuring the new legislative maps, progress on the energy bill and other events.
The Illinois Senate approved an energy bill in the early hours of Wednesday morning, but it's likely to change as negotiations continue in the House, which has not set a date as to when it will return.
Illinois lawmakers moved to amend the state legislative map Tuesday while Gov. J.B. Pritzker and stakeholders failed to close a deal on a long-sought energy bill. This story will be updated.
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Doors and windows should be sealed against the elements with weather stripping and/or caulking. These protective materials keep nasty weather out and the heat in — cracked, chipping or otherwise damaged seals can cause much higher energy bills as you lose heat to the outdoors. Also check that doors and windows are properly attached to their frames, with no gaps or cracks.