The Illinois Lottery will now be managed by a private firm represented by super lobbyist and deal-maker Nancy Kimme and a group of former top staffers from the Rauner Administration working with Kimme, according to a press release.
The Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) is sharing its health insurance analysis to help Illinois consumers make health insurance marketplace decisions during the 2018 open enrollment period, according to a press release.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently signed bipartisan legislation to reform civil asset forfeiture in Illinois and ensure that the law enforcement tool is used correctly and prudently, according to a press release.
Abortion foes in Illinois say they are confused and troubled by a statement in a recent Politico article that said Gov. Bruce Rauner had “appeased” Republicans regarding legislation that would expand public funding for abortion.
Country music singer Dustin Lynch ($60,000), New Jersey rock band Blues Traveler ($40,000) and 70's English act Foghat ($25,000) were the three highest-paid music acts at the 2017 Illinois State Fair, according to a public notice filed by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) slammed Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) for dismissing Republican attorney general candidate Erika Harold as “Miss America” and suggesting that she was never a threat to Attorney General Lisa Madigan, who recently decided not to seek re-election.
One month after announcing her decision to run for Illinois attorney general, Erica Harold highlighted the connections her candidacy has already made with Illinoisans and called for supporters to join “Team Harold” in a email to supporters.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has been working to bring new jobs to Illinois through an international trade mission and efforts to bring the highly contested new Amazon headquarters to Chicago, according to a recent press release.
House Minority Leader Jim Durkin's (R-Western Springs) hiring of Michael Mahoney, a former aide to Gov. Bruce Rauner, has the potential to cause some conflict of interest problems for WTTW, the primary public broadcasting member station in Chicago.
The Illinois Republican Party says Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker's recent advertisement has left out some important facts while touting his "progressive" record, according to a press release.