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Daily Chronicle
MAP grants provide relief for NIU studentsof Illinois undergrads who, reliant on the assistance program for low-income st
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of Illinois undergrads who, reliant on the assistance program for low-income students, anxiously waited to see if the Illinois General Assembly would release MAP grant funding as part of an agreement to end the state’s budget impasse. "I... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Fixing the Illinois School Funding Formulahe had served in the Illinois House of Representatives since 2011. Senator Bari
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
he had served in the Illinois House of Representatives since 2011. Senator Barickman has been honored for his work in the Illinois General Assembly from agriculture and business groups, while also participating in the inaugural class of the Edgar... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Keicher letter: I want to help heal Illinoisby dozens of supporters as I announced my Republican candidacy to represent the
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
by dozens of supporters as I announced my Republican candidacy to represent the residents of the 70th House District in the Illinois General Assembly. I have never before sought elected office and seek to become a citizen legislator. I was moved... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Keicher: I want to help heal Illinoisby dozens of supporters as I announced my Republican candidacy to represent the
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
by dozens of supporters as I announced my Republican candidacy to represent the residents of the 70th House District in the Illinois General Assembly. I have never before sought elected office and seek to become a citizen legislator. I was moved... Read more
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PR.com
Juan R. Thomas Sworn in as 75th President of National Bar Associationserved as the legislative liaison for Citizen Action Illinois, where he advocat
PR.com / Posted 6 days ago
served as the legislative liaison for Citizen Action Illinois, where he advocated on behalf of consumer rights before the Illinois General Assembly. Thomas also served as Labor Counsel to Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White, providing legal... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
'Rebuilding season' upcoming for DeKalb schoolsadded that there should be still be concern among taxpayers over what's going o
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
added that there should be still be concern among taxpayers over what's going on with school funding. The Illinois General Assembly passed a full-year budget in early July, but that came with the provision that public schools will... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner opens the Illinois State Fair, agriculture director suffers a fallto how Illinois spends taxpayer money.” If the “Zito” name sounds familiar, it
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
to how Illinois spends taxpayer money.” If the “Zito” name sounds familiar, it should. Zito’s father, Greg, served in the Illinois General Assembly as a Democrat from Melrose Park. But there’s no Democrat in Zito the younger. Nic Zito is running... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign County circuit clerk's new site boosts access to court documentsshe said, adding it's probably the question she's asked most frequently. There
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
she said, adding it's probably the question she's asked most frequently. There will also be links to the county board, the Illinois General Assembly and the Supreme Court, the branches of government responsible for levying those fines and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
State Republicans facing 'big loss' of experienceare women. Last year the National Conference of State Legislatures reported th
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
are women. Last year the National Conference of State Legislatures reported that 32.2 percent of the members of the Illinois General Assembly were women. Five states had a higher percentage. Tom Kacich is a News-Gazette reporter and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McCaleb: Adios Illinois; more consider fleeing tax unfriendly Illinoistown. I’m ready to get the heck out. I see no change.” Like many Illinoisans,
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
town. I’m ready to get the heck out. I see no change.” Like many Illinoisans, McNeely followed the special sessions of the Illinois General Assembly that have consumed much of the summer. He followed as powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
State budget deal may cost drivers at the pumpin the 2000s. It was removed in Senate Bill 9, the tax bill that was part of t
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
in the 2000s. It was removed in Senate Bill 9, the tax bill that was part of the budget package approved July 6 when the Illinois General Assembly overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto. For a $2.19 gallon of gas — the price Thursday at a Marathon... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb schools superintendent takes vacation a month into new rolefunding formula. Legislation changing the system was recently vetoed by Gov. B
Daily Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
funding formula. Legislation changing the system was recently vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner and awaits a decision from the Illinois General Assembly to either approve the governor's changes or override the veto. According to Craven's contract, he... Read more
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Willowbrook Suburban Life
Bellock won't seek re-election to General AssemblyState Rep. Patti Bellock, R-Hinsdale, will not seek re-election to the Illinois
Willowbrook Suburban Life / Posted 15 days ago
State Rep. Patti Bellock, R-Hinsdale, will not seek re-election to the Illinois General Assembly in 2018 State Rep. Patti Bellock, R-Hinsdale, will not seek re-election to the Illinois General Assembly in 2018, according to a news release. “It has... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
New funding formula could bring $3M-plus to DeKalb County schoolsgain about $200 million. "There's no red," Rauner said. "Every district either
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
gain about $200 million. "There's no red," Rauner said. "Every district either gets more, or as much." For years, the Illinois General Assembly has tried and failed to adopt an equitable school funding formula and replace the state’s... Read more
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NBC Chicago
17 Chicago Party Bus Firms Ordered to Cease and Desistdiscovered on an overcrowded party bus. He had to settle for something short of
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
discovered on an overcrowded party bus. He had to settle for something short of an outright weapons ban because only the Illinois General Assembly can amend the state’s concealed-carry law by adding party buses to the no-guns category. Party... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
UI accounting head named interim chief of government instituteHe remains on the IGPA faculty as the W. Russell Arrington Professor of State P
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
He remains on the IGPA faculty as the W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics. The institute was created by the Illinois General Assembly in 1947 as a public-policy research organization to provide nonpartisan, fact-based information for... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Legislators unable to make Rock Falls meet-and-greet; staff will still visitsession from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Candlelight Inn, 2200 First Ave. While the le
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
session from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Candlelight Inn, 2200 First Ave. While the legislators attend a special session of the Illinois General Assembly, Rock Falls Mayor Bill Wescott and members of both legislators' offices will still meet with the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Legislators called away; staff to still visitsession from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Candlelight Inn, 2200 First Ave. While the le
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
session from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Candlelight Inn, 2200 First Ave. While the legislators attend a special session of the Illinois General Assembly, Rock Falls Mayor Bill Wescott and members of both legislators' offices will still meet with the... Read more
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Business Wire
Consumer Alert: You Could Be Wasting Money Cooling an Empty HomeProgram is about to get even better, thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
Program is about to get even better, thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA), a bipartisan bill that passed the Illinois General Assembly late in 2016 and was signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner. In June, ComEd filed with the ICC a new... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Governor, sign 'Denny's Law' on serious sex offenses like Hastert committed'70s. For decades, Hastert's victims struggled with confusion and shame as the
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
'70s. For decades, Hastert's victims struggled with confusion and shame as they watched their former teacher rise from the Illinois General Assembly to the U.S. House, where he became the longest-serving speaker in its history. Mostly, they kept... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
428 schools to remain open through fall semester despite state budget turmoilDeKALB – Despite a full-year state budget being passed by the Illinois General
Daily Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
DeKALB – Despite a full-year state budget being passed by the Illinois General Assembly earlier this month, ongoing political battles between the Democratic-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner have prevented public schools from... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Timeline of events in Dennis Hastert's life and career47991-424. APRIL 26, 2017: Illinois state retirement board trustees terminate
MyMotherLode.com / Posted a month ago
47991-424. APRIL 26, 2017: Illinois state retirement board trustees terminate Hastert's pension for his six years in the Illinois General Assembly. JULY 18, 2017: Federal Bureau of Prisons records show Hastert has been released from a Minnesota... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Proposal would allow hemp to be grown in IllinoisSPRINGFIELD, IL – A bill in the Illinois General Assembly would allow hemp to b
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
SPRINGFIELD, IL – A bill in the Illinois General Assembly would allow hemp to be grown legally in the state. While hemp is similar to marijuana Manufacturers say It has little or no THC. The chemical that gives users a high. Hemp can be used for... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Illinois Hemp Bill May Benefit Medical Marijuana IndustryA bill in the Illinois General Assembly that would allow hemp to be grown legal
NBC Chicago / Posted 1 months ago
A bill in the Illinois General Assembly that would allow hemp to be grown legally in the state could mark a major shift for medical marijuana growers if approved. The pending legislation could help medical marijuana growers increase their relatively... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Illinois hemp bill may benefit medical marijuana industrySPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A bill in the Illinois General Assembly that would all
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A bill in the Illinois General Assembly that would allow hemp to be grown legally in the state could mark a major shift for medical marijuana growers if approved. The pending legislation could help medical marijuana growers... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Indivisible Northwest Illinois 17th District Rebels to meet July 19Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, will discuss the issues of gender and racial i
The Journal-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, will discuss the issues of gender and racial inequality. Prior to entering the Illinois General Assembly, Wallace was an educator and mental health therapist who helped individuals and families in crisis... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Marcus Jackson/About Town: He's been in their shoesinitiatives like the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program while advocating
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
initiatives like the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program while advocating for low-income families on the floor of the Illinois General Assembly throughout the state's budget stalemate. "Having the opportunity to advocate for the families that... Read more

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