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The Champaign News-Gazette
Enjoy the calm; the storm is on the wayGaze upon the Illinois landscape today and things may seem OK. Schools opened l
Enjoy the calm; the storm is on the way
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Gaze upon the Illinois landscape today and things may seem OK. Schools opened last week, the roads are getting repaired, the state fair was held, the University of Illinois begins a new academic year tomorrow, the state government's even paying its... Read more
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Daily Herald
GOP targeting several suburban state Senate seatsSenate Republican Leader Christine Radogno says ousting a few suburban lawmaker
GOP targeting several suburban state Senate seats
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno says ousting a few suburban lawmakers will be priorities as her party tries to loosen Democrats' iron grip on the state Senate in next year's election. "We've got some suburban opportunities both in DuPage... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Senate Democrats ignore Rauner, override veto on bill to avert lockout, strikeGov. Bruce Rauner may be the first Republican to hold the state’s top office in
Senate Democrats ignore Rauner, override veto on bill to avert lockout, strike
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner may be the first Republican to hold the state’s top office in 12 years, but Democrats won’t let him forget who controls the legislature as the Senate voted Wednesday to override his veto of a union-backed bill that would limit his... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Senate OKs MAP grant funding, 37-0SPRINGFIELD — Funding for the Monetary Award Program that provides need-based g
Senate OKs MAP grant funding, 37-0
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — Funding for the Monetary Award Program that provides need-based grants to thousands of low-income college students in Illinois was approved by the Democratic-dominated Senate Wednesday. The vote was 37-0, with 14 Republicans voting... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Senate committee OKs MAP grant fundingSPRINGFIELD — Funding for a program that provides grants to more than 100,000 l
Senate committee OKs MAP grant funding
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — Funding for a program that provides grants to more than 100,000 low-income college students in Illinois would be restored under a bill approved by a Senate committee Wednesday. On party lines, the Senate Executive Committee voted to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoesSARA BURNETT, Associated Press JOHN O'CONNOR, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, I
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoes
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
SARA BURNETT, Associated Press JOHN O'CONNOR, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A re-energized Illinois Republican Party celebrated its newfound influence Wednesday, with party leaders telling a cheering crowd at the Illinois State Fair... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Gov. Bruce Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoes"The only cuts that were done were by the governor," Madigan spokesman Steve Br
Gov. Bruce Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoes
Daily Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
"The only cuts that were done were by the governor," Madigan spokesman Steve Brown retorted, "so if the guy wants to look about for who's responsible for cuts, he should just stare right in the mirror, and that mug he sees coming back at him is 'Mr.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Move is on to halt inflated local pensionsState Sen. Terry Link compares it to winning the lottery. Local government exe
Move is on to halt inflated local pensions
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
State Sen. Terry Link compares it to winning the lottery. Local government executives get fat bonuses and retire. Their pensions also are inflated by the bonus amounts, and so their retirement checks get fatter, to the point that they make more from... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Party Leaders Discuss Budget Impasse on Day 44 of Crisis -Updated: Friday, August 14 2015, 09:50 PM CDT The first Republican Governor of
Party Leaders Discuss Budget Impasse on Day 44 of Crisis -
FOX Illinois / Posted 21 days ago
Updated: Friday, August 14 2015, 09:50 PM CDT The first Republican Governor of Illinois in more than a decade has agreed to raise taxes in exchange for what he's calling the "Turnaround Agenda." The pro-business plan includes workers comp and... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Party Leaders Discuss Budget Impasse -The first Republican Governor of Illinois in more than a decade has agreed to r
Party Leaders Discuss Budget Impasse -
FOX Illinois / Posted 22 days ago
The first Republican Governor of Illinois in more than a decade has agreed to raise taxes in exchange for what he's calling the "Turnaround Agenda." The pro-business plan includes workers comp and lawsuit reform, a property tax freeze with local... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sen. Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payrollFILE - In this March 16, 2015 file photo U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., speaks to
Sen. Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payroll
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
FILE - In this March 16, 2015 file photo U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., speaks to Illinois Republican Senate leader Christine Radogno in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 that Kirk’s campaign paid Mervyn Fombe-Abiko more... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Springfield moves to get McPier bondholders out of budget fightRepublicans and Democrats in Springfield can apparently agree on one thing — ge
Springfield moves to get McPier bondholders out of budget fight
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
Republicans and Democrats in Springfield can apparently agree on one thing — getting McPier out of the middle of the battle over the state budget. A bill, sponsored by Illinois Senate President John Cullerton and backed by some Republicans, would... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois day care workers must now have measles vaccineIllinois day care workers will have to prove they're immune to measles followin
Illinois day care workers must now have measles vaccine
Daily Herald / Posted a month ago
Illinois day care workers will have to prove they're immune to measles following Gov. Bruce Rauner's signature on a new state law inspired by the suburban measles outbreak this year. The new law applies to caretakers who work with children six years... Read more

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