The tension between legislative leaders spills out on the floor of the Illinois House. Carol Marin joins us live from Springfield with the latest developments on pension reform and the budget.
It was a passionate debate, but in the end, the Illinois House passed Medicaid reform. We have the latest from Springfield on that, and the gambling expansion debate.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel takes his pension reform plan to Springfield, urging lawmakers to make tough changes regarding city employee pensions. We talk with Chicago's City Treasurer about the proposal.
Lawmakers are back in Springfield, taking on Gov. Quinn's bold pension and Medicaid reform plans. We have the latest from the capitol.
Gov. Pat Quinn lays out $2.7 billion in Medicaid cuts after a committee he appointed falls short of a plan. We talk to lawmakers and analysts about the governor's sweeping proposal on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. Visit the PDFs below to learn more about the Medicaid Stabilization plan.
Sears and the CME group are a step closer to getting their tax breaks. You might be too. We hear from two state senators who will vote on Tuesday.
Speeding cameras are among the high-profile items on the docket Wednesday as the fall veto session winds down in Springfield. We have the latest from the capital.
Electricity is the talk in Springfield as the charged battle over the so-called "Smart Grid" bill comes to a head. Carol Marin joins us live from the state capitol, with Senate President John Cullerton, to discuss today's dramatic developments at the veto session.
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The fall veto session kicked off today in Springfield. With major hits to state labor, the casino bill and potential utility hikes all on the table, lawmakers have their work cut out for them. Carol Marin joins us live from Springfield.