Time is running out on Governor Bruce Rauner to act on a bill that would change the way websites track a user's location and how they store that data.
One promise heard repeatedly during debate over the Illinois’ new school funding plan was "no red numbers," meaning any legislation that would make a district lose money was dead on arrival. Last month, in a rare bipartisan compromise, lawmakers approved a new plan that contained “hold-harmless” protection.
On Tuesday, September 26th, join artists and public radio listeners at the WUIS/NPR Illinois station in Springfield, on the UIS Campus for an art opening and reception.
Former Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno reflects on her tenure.
NPR Illinois and Tri States Public Radio host the seventh Illinois Issues Forum on the state's financial health and the lasting impacts of the two-year-long state budget impasse.
Was our Constitution made for this much economic inequality? One big thinker says no. It’s easy to forget just what a radical document the US Constitution was when it rolled out 230 years ago this week. Nothing like it in the world. Flawed, yes, with slavery enshrined. But far-sighted in many ways. One thing the framers of the constitution did not foresee, says my guest today, is radical economic inequality in the USA. They didn’t have a House of Lords and another for commoners. But here we...
Updated at 9:40 p.m. ET Like U2, Ed Sheeran has also canceled his concert in St. Louis because of safety concerns. The cancellations follow protests in the city prompted by the acquittal of a former police officer, who had been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a black man. As NPR reported Friday, Jason Stockley, who is white, was found not guilty of murder in the 2011 killing of Anthony Lamar Smith. The verdict resulted in protests throughout St. Louis. According to...