workers' compensation

Paul Coussens

The Illinois Senate has adjourned without taking action on remaining items from the "grand bargain" budget compromise. Democrats who run the chamber say they might push forward with remaining items after approving several parts of the compromise on Wednesday.

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner continues to demand legislators lower what businesses have to pay for injured workers. House Democrats scheduled a hearing on the subject today, and yet Rauner's fellow Republicans wanted nothing to do with it.

Governor Bruce Rauner has been traveling the state to promote his so-called "Turnaround Agenda."  But don't expect the General Assembly to act on it right away. 

Local lawmakers react to State of the State

Jan 30, 2014

State Senator Darin LaHood says the governor’s rhetoric does not match Illinois’ reality.