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Illinois accuses Bridgeview construction company of stealing wages from union carpenters

Drive Construction allegedly funneled payments to carpenters through sham subcontractors to pay less than what the state’s overtime and prevailing wage laws require

Illinois suing Monsanto over cancer-causing PCBs

The state of Illinois is suing Monsanto and two affiliates over chemicals made at Bayer’s Sauget plant decades ago.

4 charged in statewide burglary ring targeting video gaming machines, netting $400K, IL AG says

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said police have broken up a statewide burglary ring targeting video gaming machines.

State of Illinois announces plan for $760 million in opioid settlement money

SPRINGFIELD | August 1, 2022 Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced plans Friday for how the state will distribute its share of funds from a national settlement with opioid companies. Illinois expects to receive approximately $760 million over 18 years from a $26 billion national settlement with three opioid distributers — Cardinal, […]

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