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2014/04/20 12:20
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The results are in and the winners of the Most Cost-Efficient Primary Election Victor award — an award I just made up — are Carol Ammons, Pat Quinn (sorta) and Jim Oberweis (for real). An electoral...
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2014/04/19 17:44
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The Illinois Democratic Party is planning to hold an organizational meeting for the state central committee. Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is the party chairman. He says...
2014/04/18 23:20
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... – An Illinois House Committee recently voted to advance a bill that would spend $100 million on President Barack Obama’s Presidential Library. The push, which is being led by Illinois...
2014/04/18 23:10
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The debate continues over whether Illinois taxpayers should pay for Barack Obama's presidential library and museum. An Illinois House Committee voted unanimously yesterday to...
2014/04/18 22:40
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Local school buildings seem an ideal place to set up as polling places. They tend to be in convenient, walkable locations. They have ample parking. They are accessible to voters with various physical...
2014/04/18 21:00
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Members of the Naperville City Council are poised to remove subsidized health insurance coverage from the compensation that comes with their positions, and put an end to the benefit for the mayor and...
2014/04/18 19:40
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2014, file photo, Yvette Calderon, right, an In Person Counselor for President Barack Obama's new health care law, speaks with taxi driver David Bilewu, a 39-year-old Nigerian...
2014/04/18 19:20
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Sadly, no questions about hockey, but plenty of comments and questions about athletic uniforms, Bruce Weber, constitutional amendments, restaurant needs, holidays, political punching bag Gordy Hulten...
2014/04/18 19:04
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Chicago, Ill. (AP) - A Republican lawmaker is protesting after an Illinois House committee recorded a 9-0 vote to commit $100 million for President Barack Obama's library and museum, even though the...
2014/04/18 17:40
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Political Editor mriopell@dailyherald.com Springfield -- Illinois' legislative watchdog today outlined ethics reforms targeted at a hiring scandal at Metra last year. Legislative Inspector General...
2014/04/18 16:43
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A top Illinois Department of Natural Resources official is the latest administrator to leave the agency. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers...
2014/04/17 19:41
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Members of the recently formed Illinois House Task Force on Heroin spent more than three hours in Arlington Heights Thursday morning hearing testimony about treatment and prevention for what has been...
2014/04/17 14:44
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Reducing money's influence in politics There's no doubt that money influences politics - in big ways. Big money influences politics in even bigger ways, sometimes leading to corruption. That's why...
2014/04/17 04:14
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As Rockford leaders head to Chicago trying to sway the state on bringing casinos to our area, the state releases revenue figures for a form of gambling we already allow. We told you last week about...
2014/04/17 01:50
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ALTON — Illinois budget projections given by state legislators Wednesday to a group of business people came with few surprises, including that the extension of a temporary tax passed four years ago is...
2014/04/17 00:44
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INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana casinos, communities and residents stand to lose big if a suburban Illinois state lawmaker wins approval for either of his plans to expand gaming in Chicago. State...
2014/04/16 19:13
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Tiny plastic particles found in many facial cleansers and soaps meant to cleanse and smooth skin would be phased out of products sold in Illinois by 2018 in a measure being advanced through the state...
2014/04/16 04:13
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In 1981, then-Lt. Gov. Dave O'Neal famously resigned his post, citing boredom as the reason. In 1994, Lt. Gov. Bob Kustra tried to resign to become a radio host but decided to keep his job because of...
2014/04/15 19:38
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Federal prosecutors say indicted Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith took FBI agents to his house and turned over cash he had allegedly taken as a bribe. But Smith’s attorneys are trying to make sure...
2014/04/15 14:14
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... Aurora boy accused of bringing loaded gun to school13-year-old Aurora boy accused of bringing loaded gun to school A 13-year-old student at Aurora's Washington Middle School faces charges...
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