Read the latest Illinois Issues magazine to see how Senate President John Cullerton is "reigning in the Senate." The Democratic leader has revived a bipartisan spirit, but how long that lasts depends on upcoming polarizing votes.
Also read what's at stake when the federal government takes its census of Americans.
And learn how Illinois is waiting for the federal government's signal about whether "clean coal" technology is worth the risk.
Available in the print edition only are stories about Illinois' infrastructure needs and costs, as well as the push for legalization of medical marijuana.