Texas raiding party swoops in, tries to lure away Illinois businesses

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK They’re from Texas — and they’re coming for your job. A delegation of business advocates and corporate executives took to the...

State manufacturers group: Current business climate hurts middle class most

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) said Illinois’ lack of competitive economic policies, not proposed economic reforms, is weighing on the state’s...

State health officials said everyone, young and old, needs flu shot

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Flu season starts in October, and the Illinois Department of Public Health is pushing everyone in the state to get a...

Jackson County Board aims to ensure Carbondale ready for eclipse fans

Southern Illinois will become the focus of the astronomical world in August 2017 when Carbondale is will be the one place on earth where...

Chicago, state officials on collision course over driverless cars

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Just as Illinois’ officials are announcing a commitment to lead the driverless-car market, Chicago alderman could move to ban them altogether....

Rural voters to get equal representation this fall after judge nixes same-day voter registration

A federal judge ruled today that Illinois voters in urban counties got an unfair advantage by having the ability to register to vote on...

Group wants home-care employees repaid forced union dues

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A national workers’ rights group said taxpayers should care about a case seeking class-action status for home health workers because the...

Rauner: Lack of opportunity, not unfunded programs, fueling Chicago violence

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK While some blame the lack of state funding for various services and programs as a reason why there’s violence in the...

Chicago teachers get OK to strike after public vote; walkout by Oct. 11 possible

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The state’s largest teachers’ union has given the green light for its leaders to strike, but this time around, the votes...

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