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2015/05/23 05:13
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Well, so much for making the will of the people the law of the land. Thursday, the Illinois House fell three votes short of approving a constitutional amendment to impose a tax of 6.75 percent on...
2015/05/23 05:13
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2015/05/23 04:44
2015/05/23 04:44
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QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) - Local school districts could be facing even more costs if a bill in the Illinois statehouse becomes law. The Illinois House approved a bill this week that would allow students...
2015/05/23 03:30
2015/05/23 03:30
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Updated: Friday, May 22 2015, 09:52 PM CDTThe State Board of Education says changes are coming to next year's version of the controversial "PARCC" test. The board says the exam will only be offered...
2015/05/22 22:47
2015/05/22 22:47
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QUINCY -- Chuck Scholz believes he has "a second chance" at life after getting a liver transplant on Feb. 13 to replace his own liver, which was failing due to cancer. Doctors gave the former mayor...
2015/05/22 20:40
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Two suburban Republicans are questioning why lawmakers are meeting in Springfield on Memorial Day instead of honoring the country's war dead. State Rep. Jeanne Ives, a Wheaton Republican and West...
2015/05/22 16:04
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Rauner introduces five bills to Illinois LegislaturePosted: Friday, May 22, 2015 11:12 AM EDT SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has announced he plans to introduce five bills to the state...
2015/05/22 14:24
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The Sesser-Valier Community Unit School District No. 196 Board of Education and Administration will present the 2015 Distinguished to John D. Cavaletto.In 2000, the board established the Distinguished...
2015/05/22 03:08
2015/05/22 03:08
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's effort to impose a new income tax on millionaires has stalled. The powerful Chicago Democrat postponed the measure Thursday after a...
2015/05/22 01:13
2015/05/22 01:13
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In the months leading up to the showdown unfolding at the Capitol, Gov. Bruce Rauner spent much of his time touring Illinois, trying to create a groundswell of support for the pro-business wish list...
2015/05/22 00:40
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A proposal from Democratic Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan to raises taxes for millionaires failed to get enough votes Thursday after two suburban lawmaker sided with Republicans. Madigan's...
2015/05/21 23:13
2015/05/21 23:13
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Last year, the Democrats who run the Illinois House and Senate passed a phony budget. It kept everybody happy by promising lots of spending. But it didn't raise nearly enough money to cover all that...
2015/05/21 22:40
2015/05/21 22:40
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Parents who don't want to vaccinate their children for religious reasons could soon be required to see a doctor before getting an exemption. If Gov. Bruce Rauner signs into law a proposal passed by...
2015/05/21 21:08
2015/05/21 21:08
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MURPHYSBORO -- Lawmakers have recognized Murphysboro as the "Barbecue Capital of Illinois." The Illinois House approved the resolution Thursday. HR0207 was sponsored by Rep. Brandon Phelps...
2015/05/21 19:43
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Murphysboro named BBQ capital of IllinoisMurphysboro named BBQ capital of Illinois The Illinois House of Representatives unanimously voted in support of a resolution naming Murphysboro the barbecue...
2015/05/21 04:13
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Illinois budget cuts are scaring everyone. Republican Governor Bruce Rauner has predicted the Democratic super-majority in the General Assembly will enact into law big parts of his aggressive...
2015/05/21 04:08
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The legislation passed Wednesday 8-5. It now moves to the full Illinois House. Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan is renewing an effort to amend the state constitution to add a 3 percent...
2015/05/20 23:13
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Boy shot in Morgan Park neighborhoodBoy shot in Morgan Park neighborhood A 7-year-old boy was shot Wednesday afternoon while walking in the Far South Side Morgan Park neighborhood. A 7-year-old boy...
2015/05/20 21:13
2015/05/20 21:13
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An ethics panel will get a second shot at fining Assessor Joe Berrios for nepotism after the Cook County Board on Wednesday changed the rules in response to a judge tossing earlier penalties. The...
2015/05/20 20:10
2015/05/20 20:10
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois House has approved a bill that would protect students from being penalized for opting out of state assessment tests. The measure, which was approved by a 64-47 vote,...
2015/05/20 15:43
2015/05/20 15:43
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People who make more than $1 million per year would pay more in taxes after their incomes reached seven figures under a plan that lawmakers started considering today. A top lieutenant to House...
2015/05/23 05:13
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