The law currently applies to employers with 15 or more workers, but the vetoed bill would have extended its coverage to all employers.
Illinois state legislator Nick Sauer resigned after the revelations.
Gov. Bruce Rauner is facing backlash after making a same-sex couple husband and husband.
Twelve-year-old Molly Pinta is raising funds to bring Pride to her hometown of Buffalo Grove.
If the bill passes the House and is signed by the governor, it would make Illinois the second state with such a mandate.
Illinois teacher Nathan Etter says administrators discriminated against him, but they say they're committed to diversity and inclusion.
Dan Lipinski was declared winner of the Democratic primary in the Third Congressional District shortly after midnight.