To see the influence Peoria's delegation of lawmakers has in state politics, you need look no further than the progress happening in youth intervention at Glen Oak Community Learning Center and Lincoln Middle School.
State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth knew she wanted to secure money for the MacArthur Highway business corridor in South Peoria as part of the state's $45 billion capital construction bill.
The changes in rules regarding party leadership come on the heels of former Speaker Michael Madigan’s ousting following his record 36 years as speaker of the Illinois House between 1983 and his resignation in January of this year.
Once an illegal drug, cannabis is being channeled to help in a downtrodden area of town.
SPRINGFIELD — The 99th Illinois General Assembly adjourned Tuesday without passing a comprehensive state budget during its entire two-year term.
SPRINGFIELD — A private water company could get permission to spread the cost of upgrades to its customers under legislation heading to Gov. B…