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In the wake of two high profile mass shootings this month, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul's office is making gun violence prosecutions a priority. A leader of the Illinois House, meanwhile, said new gun legislation will be on the table during the next legislative session.

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State legislators are raising questions about changes to healthcare for some of Illinois’ neediest people. But at a hearing Mon., state officials had no answers.

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois' Medicaid patients will see a change in health care coverage Jan. 1. 

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Illinois legislators are considering making it easier for transgender people to change the gender designation on their birth certificates.