Plans for a pipeline that would have transported carbon dioxide from Iowa for eventual storage in central Illinois are off the table – for now.
Regulators at the Illinois Commerce Commission on Thursday unanimously approved rate hikes for four major natural gas utilities, but the little-known regulatory body’s decision was perhaps more notable for what it rejected
Lawmakers on Thursday approved a proposal that would allow companies to develop new nuclear power generation in Illinois for the first time since 1987.
The Invest in Kids program is scheduled to reach the end of its five-year life on Dec. 31. The program, which launched in 2018, costs Illinois $75 million annually in tax breaks for donors to private school scholarship funds.
Representatives of Ameren Illinois, which would have gained a lucrative first crack at constructing new transmission lines, said they were concerned about other companies underbidding in order to be selected for a project, then running over cost and behind schedule
When lawmakers return to the Capitol next week for their annual fall veto session, they have a full agenda, including a handful of vetoes from Gov. JB Pritzker to consider overriding, in addition to deciding whether to revive a private school scholarship program
Utility customers throughout Illinois will likely see higher natural gas bills beginning in January after staff at the state’s utility regulatory agency recommended rate increases for four gas companies.
The supply of education professionals continues to improve in Illinois despite strains brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, but persistent issues remain in certain regions of the state and within some teaching fields
With vocal support from the governor and $25 million from the state, biomedical researchers are beginning to work on studying the fundamentals of human disease at a new facility in Chicago.
Drivers would need to pass a driving test at age 79 instead of 75 under new rules filed by Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias this week.
Health care industry argues it is exempt from biometric privacy liability while the attorney for two nurses suing their employers said that argument would effect "as much as 10% of the Illinois workforce."
The Illinois State Fair – a multi-million annual agriculture festival in Springfield – reported a nine-year attendance record this year.
Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday called the development “the most significant new manufacturing investment in Illinois in decades.”
A group of businesses filed a complaint with state regulators last week alleging that Chicago electric company Commonwealth Edison improperly raised customer bills this summer.
Gov. JB Pritzker announced Tuesday that chapters of FFA – the group once known as Future Farmers of America – will be eligible for $1,000 grants to fund mental health awareness programs in schools and rural communities