Health & Family

In-home care for Illinois seniors is on the chopping block
May 16, 2017

On a recent afternoon, 80-year-old John Earl Johnson watched television from the sofa in his Edge...

A look at Mother's Day around Illinois and around the country
May 15, 2017

Journalists can sometimes be crass, even on Mother's Day. Calling attention to reporters' ske...

What does Illinois have to say about the Comey firing?
May 10, 2017

Well, the last 24 hours have been fun, hasn’t it? What? You haven't heard about what happened t...

Illinois Senate passes controversial abortion bill; how did your lawmaker vote?
May 10, 2017

The Illinois Senate Tuesday passed a controversial bill in a 33-22 vote that removes a “trigger...

Illinois' members of Congress react to GOP health care bill
May 04, 2017

Illinois’ members of Congress voted along party lines Thursday as the GOP health care bill that...

Mendoza, Dems warn against hasty changes to Medicaid managed care program
May 03, 2017

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza is warning that swift changes to the state’s Medicaid mana...

Are there three times as many solar energy jobs as coal jobs?
Apr 25, 2017

Share the Facts 2017-04-25 19:40:46 UTC Politifact 2 1 7 Po...

Don't allow Illinoisans to grow their own marijuana, Colorado official advises
Apr 19, 2017

In what was the first in a series of hearings Wednesday on a proposal to legalize marijuana for r...

38 Illinois hospitals ace patient safety in new survey
Apr 18, 2017

More than three dozen Illinois hospitals scored the highest marks for patient safety in the Leapf...

Rauner's veto threat on abortion puts it, and him, on Illinois' center stage
Apr 17, 2017

OPINION We just might be about to find out for sure what Illinoisans’ views are on abortion ...

Illinois lawmakers announce first public hearing on marijuana legalization bill
Apr 12, 2017

Illinois will begin taking baby steps on the path toward marijuana legalization next week as lawm...

Illinois is in chaos without adequate revenue
Apr 04, 2017

Illinois’ budget impasse has caused more than 1 million people to lose access to critical servi...

Here's the next Illinois episode of "Cut the Crap!"
Apr 03, 2017

Bah-da-buh-bad-da! Helloooo, welcome back, everyone. It’s time for another episode of that Illi...

Fake burqa claim about Illinois Muslim drivers unveiled
Apr 02, 2017

This column appears here as part of an exclusive partnership between Reboot Illinois and the Puli...

Fact-check: Has Gov. Rauner consistently pushed to cut autism funding?
Mar 30, 2017

This article also appears on the website of PolitiFact Illinois, an exclusive partnership between...


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