SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois lawmakers continue action in Springfield Wednesday with fewer options to break a budget impasse with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert says media reports of alleged past misconduct have severely complicated the hush-money case.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate returns to Springfield Tuesday facing a critical decision about whether to try to reverse Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the state budget.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The backyard of Iowa’s historic governor’s mansion is about to get a major facelift, with a new reflecting pool and vintage style greenhouse.
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Ashford University has announced that it will close its Clinton campus next year, surprising several leaders in the community who say they’re sad to see it go.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A stopgap Illinois budget padded with guaranteed state-employee paychecks for July has won House approval but the change delays its delivery to the governor.
ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Police in the Des Moines suburb of Ankeny are holding a safe filled with somebody’s cash.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Groups opposing plans to build an oil pipeline across Iowa say organizers have submitted more than 2,600 written statements against the project.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad’s request for a federal disaster declaration to respond to the bird flu outbreak has been denied.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have apprehended two inmates who had been listed as escaped from the Iowa prison work release facility in Waterloo.