The Democrats’ sprawling voting rights bill, known on Capitol Hill as HR 1, is dead.
The state Senate on Tuesday approved a change to next year’s budget at the request of Gov. JB Pritzker to correct drafting errors in the measure that passed in the early hours of Wednesday, June 1, with little time for it to be read by lawmakers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday confirmed the first appellate court judge of President Joe Biden’s tenure, elevating a judge with strong prospects of landing on the president's short list should a Supreme Court vacancy arise.
The Justice Department's top national security official is resigning after revelations that the department secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media.
Biden's meeting with the queen; Israel's new future without Netanyahu; and Westminster's new top dog. Get caught up with the latest headlines.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple informed former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife that the Justice Department had subpoenaed information about accounts belonging to them in 2018, a person familiar with the matter said Sunday, days after two House lawmakers disclosed they, too, had their information secretly subpoenaed.
What's in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal? Who are the 10 senators crafting the plan? What's the White House saying? Answers to key questions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden's top priority, according to those briefed on the plan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pursuing “multiple paths forward” as he looks to muscle his big infrastructure package through Congress — dialing up lawmakers from both parties in search of a bipartisan deal while imploring Democrats to be ready to go it alone if necessary.
Illinois’ Republican legislative leaders filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to overturn redistricting maps drawn by Democrats, contending the party’s reliance on population estimates is “arbitrary” and “discriminatory” and violates the U.S. Constitution.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to boost U.S. technology in the face of growing international competition, most notably from China.
A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has uncovered broad government, military and law enforcement missteps before the violent attack.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes for a big infrastructure investment are teetering. An ambitious elections and voting bill is all but dead. Legislation on police brutality, gun control and immigration has stalled out.
A "new day" of cooperation and collaboration between Democrats and Republicans promised by Illinois House Speaker Emanuel "Chris" Welch in January has begun. Or it hasn't. It all depends on whom you ask in the chamber or in the governor's office.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers passed measures Friday, May 28, to redraw state legislative and judicial district lines, less than 24 hours after the bills implementing the maps were introduced.
A coalition of unions, utility officials and Democratic and Republican lawmakers from central and southern Illinois called on Gov. JB Pritzker and legislative leaders Friday to exempt nonprofit coal-fired plants from mandated 2035 closures in an upcoming clean-energy bill.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed new legislative and state Supreme Court maps celebrating them for reflecting the state's diversity.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a pair of bills Friday that redraw state legislative and appellate court districts, despite the fact that official U.S Census data needed to ensure equal representation has not yet been delivered.
Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who as a candidate vowed to veto any partisan redistricting plan for the legislature, signed into law new partisan-drawn districts for the General Assembly and state Supreme Court.
Health insurance plans regulated by the state would be required to cover and reimburse for telehealth and in-person services at the same level under a bill passed by the General Assembly this week.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents on Thursday pushed for a quick vote to end his record-setting rule, racing to head off what’s expected to be a frantic push by the premier and his allies to derail the newly announced coalition.
Kam Buckner, a former Illini football player, is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives and sponsored a bill that will allow college athletes in the state to profit off of their name, image and likeness.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly an hour, President Joe Biden and the top Senate Republican negotiating infrastructure met behind closed doors — two seasoned legislators engaged in another round of conversations, but emerging with few outward signs of tangible progress ahead of a deadline next week.