Illinois Senate

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The Illinois Senate has sent the governor legislation allowing courts to temporarily confiscate guns from people threatening violence.

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The Illinois Senate has unanimously endorsed a plan to require reports on veterans' health after a Legionnaires' disease crisis at a state-run veterans home.

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The Illinois Senate has approved another plan to regulate firearms dealers after Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a similar plan in March.

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An Illinois Senate bill that would expand the use of medical marijuana in order to combat the state's opioid crisis has been referred to the Illinois House Rules Committee.

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An Illinois bill would allow veterans organizations to install gambling machines in communities that would otherwise prohibit them.

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The Illinois Senate has approved requiring public schools to teach LGBT history.

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Illinois Senate Democrats urged Gov. Bruce Rauner Thursday to reject any request from President Donald Trump to send National Guard troops to secure the U.S.-Mexican border.

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The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul that will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800 districts.

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The Illinois House will convene to take up the contentious school-funding issue.

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