Amanda Vinicky

Illinois Statehouse Bureau Chief


Ryan, Blagojevich, & Ethics
3:59 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Notable Day in Illinois Political History

Rod Blagojevich's mug shot

December 9 is a significant day in Illinois' political history -- for better and for worse.

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Governor Signs Bill
7:45 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Illinois Pension Reform Now the Law

Governor Pat Quinn

It took just a little more than a week for a pension overhaul in Illinois to go from an agreement between legislative leaders to law.

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Affordable Care Act
6:13 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Congressman Criticizing Obamacare Costs

Aaron Schock (center)

Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) continues to push the federal government to reverse - or at least remedy - the Affordable Care Act.

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Special Panel Done
6:01 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Legislative Leaders Now Handling Pension Reform

Credit Rich Egger

The four leaders of Illinois' General Assembly have crafted a new plan for changing the state's retirement systems.

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U of I Study
6:44 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Illinois Budget Pressures Won’t Ease

Credit Rich Egger

A report from the University of Illinois' Institute of Government and Public Affairs lays out options for lawmakers if they want to put Illinois on a path toward fiscal stability.

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