Planning for Illinois' bicentennial celebration lags behind recent anniversaries elsewhere.

As Illinois’ top political leaders struggle to end a two year budget standoff, one of them has announced she’s resigning. 

Group pushes for statewide redistricting change

May 7, 2015

A group wants voters in Illinois to weigh-in on changing the way state political districts are crafted.  But this isn’t the first push to that end:

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is attacking a political watchdog group.  IPR’s Tony Arnold reports.