SPRINGFIELD - Health insurance plans would be required to cover contraceptives under a bill the Senate approved Friday, potentially saving women hundreds of dollars in out-of-pocket costs each year.
SPRINGFIELD - Four new members have been appointed to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees in the last three months.
Despite their menacing appearance, the storms that swept through East Central Illinois on Wednesday evening did no damage.
SPRINGFIELD - Illinois deserves a failing grade for its lobbyist disclosure and enforcement, according to a study The Center for Public Integrity released today.
SPRINGFIELD - The resignation of Tom Lamont, a 12-year member of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees, has helped clear the way for the confirmation of another trustee.
SPRINGFIELD - University of Illinois faculty got some good news this morning, when a House panel voted to add $5.36 million to the $699.4 million budget Gov. Rod Blagojevich proposed for the university.
SPRINGFIELD - A bill to create a bonding authority that would use hotel taxes to build new sports facilities and improve existing arenas downstate is on its way to the governor's desk.
SPRINGFIELD - Tom Lamont has resigned from the University of Illinois Board of Trustees, and Gov. Rod Blagojevich is nominating a veteran of the Chicago public school system to replace him.
SPRINGFIELD - Women about to give birth in Illinois hospitals would be offered a chance to donate their umbilical cord blood for transplant, under a bill awaiting Gov. Rod Blagojevich's signature.
SPRINGFIELD - A telecommunications bill speeding through the Legislature this week hit a bump Thursday night when it narrowly failed in the state Senate, but won approval on a second vote this morning.