A county in Arkansas has begun issuing wedding licenses to same-sex couples after a circuit judge overturned the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage.
The top Republican in the Illinois House criticized on Monday majority Democrats’ plan to offer $100 million in taxpayer money to lure Barack Obama’s presidential library to Chicago.
Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren’t taking for granted that the Windy City will land the president’s official library.
Insisting the five-year-old federal stimulus package staved off a U.S. depression, Vice President Joe Biden toured the mucky site of a future Mississippi River harbor near an Illinois steel town and pressed for continued infrastructure spending he says has helped define the nation.
In a matter of days, state workers processing Medicaid applications for Illinois residents who signed up under President Barack Obama’s health care law will face a monstrous backlog as thousands of applications stuck in the once-crippled federal enrollment system are transferred.
Measure would name ATF headquarters the Eliot Ness Building
Guns & Ammo editor Jim Bequette is resigning after the furor over an editorial that supported some gun regulations.
President Barack Obama is praising the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in his home state of Illinois.
Hundreds of lobbyists in at least 20 states get public pensions because they represent associations of counties, cities and school boards.
Working on a tight timeframe, Illinois is building an 800-person army of temporary workers to help people sign up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.