Steve Andersson Lawmaker Wants Illinois To Keep Daylight Savings Time All Year By Jaclyn Driscoll • Mar 12, 2018 MohdFazlinMohdEffendyOoi / flickr You might be feeling the effects of the time change just like every spring when we lose an hour. But there’s legislation that just might change that. Voices In The News 2017 By Brian Mackey • Dec 29, 2017 Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois As we get ready to welcome 2018, we thought we’d take a few minutes to listen back to another wild year in Illinois government and politics. Rauner Doing 'Everything Possible' To Prevent Veto Override — Except Calling Lawmakers By Brian Mackey • Jul 5, 2017 Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois The Illinois House will meet Thursday to try to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget veto. Interview: Bringing Court Fees Under Control By Brian Mackey • Apr 12, 2017 Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS The Illinois criminal justice system has become increasingly reliant on fees. People convicted of crimes have become money makers for state and local government — paying for everything from prosecutors' offices to new police cars. Post-9/11 Wars Not Over For Gold Star Families, Deployed Troops By Amanda Vinicky • Sep 27, 2016 Amanda Vinicky Illinois has long had a day to honor Gold Star Mothers. For the first time Monday the state recognized the rest of their families.