Senate plan would eventually raise the state wage to $10.55. Critics say the plan would put a squeeze on business owners.
DeKalb-area Muslims are a step closer to a new mosque. Last night, the city’s planning committee approved a zoning change to allow a mosque to be built in a residential area on Normal Road, near the NIU campus.
Pat Quinn gets behind the idea of allowing gay marriage in Illinois. The Democrat says he'll work with state lawmakers to make it a reality.
The Illinois Senate approved the measure Thursday, and Governor Pat Quinn says he'll sign it into law.
The scathing report on past management of College Illinois was issued Wednesday by the state Auditor General.
The governor's overhaul proposal receives an endorsement from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.
Originally published on Wed May 9, 2012 3:14 pm
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Originally published on Wed May 9, 2012 4:19 pm
In an interview with ABC News, President Obama declared his support for gay marriage. This marks a departure from the president's previous stance, which has repeatedly been described as "evolving."
Here's the money quote from ABC's OTUS blog: