Hairdressers in Illinois have had an extra responsibility for almost a year since Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a measure that requires them to learn to spot the signs of someone suffering from sexual or domestic abuse.
A plan to redesign Illinois’ Community Care Program has sparked controversy, with Gov. Bruce Rauner arguing that it is necessary to curtail the costs of a growing elderly populations and detractors arguing that it could cost the state more in the long run.
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office has lost or terminated 21 staffers in the wake of the passage of a contentious budget plan and an unpopular tax hike on July 6, which many saw as a major political defeat for Rauner and many GOP lawmakers.
The Illinois Appellate Court’s Workers’ Compensation Division took a surprisingly conservative tack in determining causation in two cases related to firefighter injuries recently, a Chicago-based lawyer asserted.
Life insurers would be required to attempt to locate the beneficiaries of unclaimed policies from as far back as 1996 under a bill that passed the General Assembly at the conclusion of the spring legislative session and now awaits Gov. Bruce Rauner's approval.
Illinois has its first budget in more than two years after the House voted on Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of three contentious bills that made it through both chambers in a special extended session.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider decried a move by House Speaker Michael Madigan to pass an income tax increase without offering reforms as the state's fiscal year began.
More than 1,000 pending discrimination in Illinois will continue to wait their turn in line after the House voted recently not to combine the Illinois Human Rights Commission (HRC) and Illinois Department of Human Rights (DHR), according to a state press release.