We take a look at four cities whose fates are linked to Chrysler and GM.
We take a look at what states are doing to prepare for the midterm elections.
Why Chicago has more parking ticket debt than other major American cities, and who the system targets.
In two years with no budget, Illinois racked up $10 billion in unpaid bills — and now spends $2 million a day on interest.
Decisions about who gets paid are 'life and death,' says the Illinois comptroller.
Illinois’ credit rating is now just short of junk. That’s the news after a downgrade from S&P Global Ratings. The agency cited Illinois’ budget stalemate and its $14.5 billion in unpaid bills. It will take more revenue and more cuts…
As companies come forward to build border walls, local lawmakers call for divestments in protest
In southern Illinois coal towns, reality overshadows hope for coal deregulation.
Eight decades of boom and bust ends in bust and leaves land dry.
A budget fight has left both schools and students in the lurch.