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Northwest Herald
Party leaders weigh in on a Walkup/Franks board chairman raceWalkup’s family dates back to the county’s very founding, and Franks, D-Marengo
Party leaders weigh in on a Walkup/Franks board chairman race
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Walkup’s family dates back to the county’s very founding, and Franks, D-Marengo, has served 18 years representing the 63rd Illinois House District, which covers western and northern McHenry County. Both have to make their cases to voters... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
From the History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: Why they called the private ‘Major’of Olympia, Wash., who is a descendant of Perkins’ youngest son James. (Inciden
From the History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: Why they called the private ‘Major’
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 hours ago
of Olympia, Wash., who is a descendant of Perkins’ youngest son James. (Incidentally, Pipkins is the sister of Tim Butler, Illinois House Representative for the 87th district, which includes the part of Tazewell County where their ancestors Isaac... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settledgeneral's office represented Duckworth in the case. The attorney general is Lis
Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settled
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
general's office represented Duckworth in the case. The attorney general is Lisa Madigan, a Democrat whose father is Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and chairman of the state Democratic Party. As part of the settlement agreement, the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settledgeneral's office represented Duckworth in the case. The attorney general is Lis
Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settled
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
general's office represented Duckworth in the case. The attorney general is Lisa Madigan, a Democrat whose father is Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and chairman of the state Democratic Party. As part of the settlement agreement, the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settledgeneral's office represented Duckworth in the case. The attorney general is Lis
Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settled
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
general's office represented Duckworth in the case. The attorney general is Lisa Madigan, a Democrat whose father is Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and chairman of the state Democratic Party. As part of the settlement agreement, the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Redistricting reform won't save Illinoisand pundits talk about redistricting reform, they usually focus on the man who
Redistricting reform won't save Illinois
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
and pundits talk about redistricting reform, they usually focus on the man who draws many of the legislative district maps: Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, one of the most disliked politicians in all of Illinois, and the man who is blamed by... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Illinois Lawmakers Push Bipartisan Gun Control CompromiseA group of Illinois House Democrats came out Friday in support of bipartisan le
Illinois Lawmakers Push Bipartisan Gun Control Compromise
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
A group of Illinois House Democrats came out Friday in support of bipartisan legislation to reduce gun violence. Republican Rep. Bob Dold introduced the legislation, which would deny the sale of firearms to known or suspected terror... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Legislators also part-time employeestaxpayer dime. Let us dig deeper into the part-time employee mantra Franks and
Legislators also part-time employees
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
taxpayer dime. Let us dig deeper into the part-time employee mantra Franks and his supporters keep touting. In 2014, the Illinois House was in session for 70 days; 18 of those days were perfunctory (something that is done without energy or... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Road dedicated to fallen soldierwhile serving a volunteer tour in Afghanistan in 2009. A resolution to rename t
Road dedicated to fallen soldier
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
while serving a volunteer tour in Afghanistan in 2009. A resolution to rename the portion of Route 8 was introduced in the Illinois House by Rep. Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, and Sen. Dave Koehler, D-Peoria. “It’s a true honor for us to be here today... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Won't Agree to Budget Deal With CPS 'Bailout'With time running out before the July 1 deadline to pass a budget, the Illinois
Rauner Won't Agree to Budget Deal With CPS 'Bailout'
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
With time running out before the July 1 deadline to pass a budget, the Illinois House and Senate will return to Springfield next week, with a vote likely to take place on a stop-gap measure to pay the state's backlog of bills until January. But... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Dennis Hastert Fast Facts- Wrestling and football coach and government/history teacher at Yorkville High
Dennis Hastert Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
- Wrestling and football coach and government/history teacher at Yorkville High School. 1980-1986 - Member of the Illinois House of Representatives. January 3, 1987-November 26, 2007 - U.S. Representative from Illinois' 14th congressional... Read more
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Daily Herald
Which suburban candidates have more campaign money than Trump?project and willing to put something on the table. The process get slowed down
Which suburban candidates have more campaign money than Trump?
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
project and willing to put something on the table. The process get slowed down when people stall." That's a reference to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, who canceled the House's meeting this week.Mayoral worries Last week, we quoted a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Englewood is example of why we need to change mapmaking processresults in communities of color, such as Englewood, to name one, busted into fi
Englewood is example of why we need to change mapmaking process
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
results in communities of color, such as Englewood, to name one, busted into five pieces — each assigned to a different Illinois House district. It is reminiscent of the adage, "too many cooks spoil the broth." The map-drawing process is so... Read more
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SaukValley.com
How Mike Madigan became Illinois’ ‘king’population and an exodus from Chicago meant the Windy City was entitled to no m
How Mike Madigan became Illinois’ ‘king’
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
population and an exodus from Chicago meant the Windy City was entitled to no more than 15.5 Illinois Senate seats and 31 Illinois House seats, according to research from NPR Illinois. Not on Madigan’s watch. His 1981 map gave Chicago 19 Senate... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Staying cool in the summer heatcancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges
Staying cool in the summer heat
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene Wednesday.More >> The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Doctor urges people to save outdoor chores for eveningcancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges
Doctor urges people to save outdoor chores for evening
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene Wednesday.More >> The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Historic courthouse in the Tri-States getting much-needed updatescancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges
Historic courthouse in the Tri-States getting much-needed updates
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene Wednesday.More >> The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Board lets teacher keep job with stipulations following behaviorcancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges
Board lets teacher keep job with stipulations following behavior
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene Wednesday.More >> The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert reports to prisonof athletes and students coached and taught by Hastert. One of the victims was
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert reports to prison
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
of athletes and students coached and taught by Hastert. One of the victims was Scott Cross, a younger brother of former Illinois House GOP leader Tom Cross. Several months ago, Scott Cross told the Tribune that he was victimized in the fall of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dennis Hastert arrives at federal prison in Minnesotaof athletes and students coached and taught by Hastert. One of the victims was
Dennis Hastert arrives at federal prison in Minnesota
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
of athletes and students coached and taught by Hastert. One of the victims was Scott Cross, a younger brother of former Illinois House GOP leader Tom Cross. Several months ago, Scott Cross told the Tribune that he was victimized in the fall of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Hastert, ex-Speaker branded 'molester,' to enter prisondoesn't want special legislative session on budgetRauner doesn't want special l
Hastert, ex-Speaker branded 'molester,' to enter prison
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
doesn't want special legislative session on budgetRauner doesn't want special legislative session on budget The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene Wednesday. Gov. Bruce Rauner says he doesn't want to call the General... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
No Burn Advisory issued in Hancock Countycancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges
No Burn Advisory issued in Hancock County
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene Wednesday.More >> The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
State paramedics hesitant on expanded access to heroin antidotecancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges
State paramedics hesitant on expanded access to heroin antidote
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene Wednesday.More >> The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
New company to help businesses manage employee health planscancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges
New company to help businesses manage employee health plans
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budgetMadigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene Wednesday.More >> The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'The goalpost keeps moving farther away'with the governor's office." Two separate questioners at the meeting blamed mu
'The goalpost keeps moving farther away'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
with the governor's office." Two separate questioners at the meeting blamed much of the state's problems on Speaker of the Illinois House Michael Madigan of Chicago. "It seems to me that Madigan needs to go because he's done more damage than all... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Madigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget(AP) — The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene for a weekly sess
Madigan cancels session, urges 'working groups' on budget
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — The Illinois House again has canceled plans to convene for a weekly session tomorrow. House Speaker Michael Madigan released a statement today that rank-and-file groups of lawmakers continue to make progress on negotiations toward a budget... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Bill aims to give Muslims a voice in Illinoisdifferent Muslim entities and organizations and countries," said Mufti. The bi
Bill aims to give Muslims a voice in Illinois
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 days ago
different Muslim entities and organizations and countries," said Mufti. The bill received bipartisan support in both the Illinois House and Senate. With the ongoing budget impasse, it's unclear if or when Governor Rauner will sign it. Governor... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Redistricting reform heads to court as Madigan forces try to block it from ballotthe Independent Map group contended that since the court allowed the 1980 Pat Q
Redistricting reform heads to court as Madigan forces try to block it from ballot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
the Independent Map group contended that since the court allowed the 1980 Pat Quinn-led effort to reduce the size of the Illinois House by one-third and create single-member House districts, its new redistricting amendment proposal also should be... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Reprieve for Clinton plant?services would stop next month without approval of a budget. A former Champaig
Reprieve for Clinton plant?
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
services would stop next month without approval of a budget. A former Champaign police officer who was appointed to the Illinois House in 2013 and elected in 2014 last week announced his resignation. State Rep. John Anthony, R-Joliet, who was a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Looking back at Donald Stephens' Rosemont legacyfuneral was attended by prominent Democrats, including then-Gov. Rod Blagojevic
Looking back at Donald Stephens' Rosemont legacy
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
funeral was attended by prominent Democrats, including then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, then-Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan. "He had an ability to play both sides of the street. He was allegedly a Republican, but... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Eugene Moore, former Cook County recorder of deeds, dies at 73at Metropolitan Life Insurance. He rose through the ranks in Democratic politic
Eugene Moore, former Cook County recorder of deeds, dies at 73
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
at Metropolitan Life Insurance. He rose through the ranks in Democratic politics in the 1990s, serving six years in the Illinois House and also holding the post of Proviso Township Democratic committeeman. In January 1999, Moore was appointed... Read more
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Daily Herald
Donald Stephens' Rosemont legacy as statue of him is about to be unveiledfuneral was attended by prominent Democrats, including then-Gov. Rod Blagojevic
Donald Stephens' Rosemont legacy as statue of him is about to be unveiled
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
funeral was attended by prominent Democrats, including then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, then-Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan. "He had an ability to play both sides of the street. He was allegedly a Republican, but... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Racking up the debtto read what they are voting on. My youngest daughter can’t add or subtract ye
Racking up the debt
SaukValley.com / Posted 10 days ago
to read what they are voting on. My youngest daughter can’t add or subtract yet. And apparently, some members of the Illinois House are challenged in the arithmetic department as well. The spending bill passed by the House spends at least $7... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner wants to pull end run around in labor disputea Capitol news conference to talk about his plan to issue bonds Thursday for co
Rauner wants to pull end run around in labor dispute
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
a Capitol news conference to talk about his plan to issue bonds Thursday for construction projects. *Today's scheduled Illinois House session has been canceled by Speaker Michael Madigan. What we're writing What we're reading From the... Read more
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examiner.com
Illinois faces further credit dings and interest rate swap crisisin revenue bonds,” and for S&P it “downgraded the state’s general obligation bo
Illinois faces further credit dings and interest rate swap crisis
examiner.com / Posted 11 days ago
in revenue bonds,” and for S&P it “downgraded the state’s general obligation bonds to BBB+ from A-.” On Monday, the Illinois House Revenue and Finance Committee held a second hearing to address the expenses on interest rate swap deals that... Read more
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The Hill
How the Puerto Rico rescue makes state pensioners the big winnerpensions of state employees that dwarf their own, riots will ensue, and the wor
How the Puerto Rico rescue makes state pensioners the big winner
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
pensions of state employees that dwarf their own, riots will ensue, and the world that Speaker Mike Madigan (D) of the Illinois House of Representatives has created would be ruled by a new set of politicians. Since politicians are loath to lose... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Facts about FranksFranks is now running for county chairman. Fact: The local newspapers have rep
Facts about Franks
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Franks is now running for county chairman. Fact: The local newspapers have reported that Franks is relinquishing the 63rd Illinois House District seat. Fact: Franks has not filed “withdrawal of candidacy” paperwork as of June 6 with the State... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why Preckwinkle is doing better at credit rating than Emanuelschedule. *City Treasurer Kurt Summers continues to speak out against interest
Why Preckwinkle is doing better at credit rating than Emanuel
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
schedule. *City Treasurer Kurt Summers continues to speak out against interest rate swap deals, this time at a 10 a.m. Illinois House Revenue & Finance Committee hearing at the Bilandic Building. *Chicago Housing Authority CEO Eugene Jones... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ex-Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayor term limitswho's led petition drives since the 1970s, including one to pass a constitution
Ex-Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayor term limits
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
who's led petition drives since the 1970s, including one to pass a constitutional amendment to reduce the size of the Illinois House. He offered a history lesson invoking the nation's Founding Fathers and trotted out his rickety ironing board... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Ex-Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayor term limitswho’s led petition drives since the 1970s, including one to pass a constitution
Ex-Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayor term limits
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
who’s led petition drives since the 1970s, including one to pass a constitutional amendment to reduce the size of the Illinois House. He offered a history lesson invoking the nation’s Founding Fathers and trotted out his rickety ironing board... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Former Gov. Quinn petitions for Chicago mayor term limitswho's led petition drives since the 1970s, including one to pass a constitution
Former Gov. Quinn petitions for Chicago mayor term limits
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
who's led petition drives since the 1970s, including one to pass a constitutional amendment to reduce the size of the Illinois House. He offered a history lesson invoking the nation's Founding Fathers and trotted out his rickety ironing board... Read more
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Salon.com
Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayor term limitswho’s led petition drives since the 1970s, including one to pass a constitution
Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayor term limits
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
who’s led petition drives since the 1970s, including one to pass a constitutional amendment to reduce the size of the Illinois House. He offered a history lesson invoking the nation’s Founding Fathers and trotted out his rickety ironing board... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Vote Republican in Novemberany more in taxes and that our state government needs to be reformed. While th
Vote Republican in November
Northwest Herald / Posted 13 days ago
any more in taxes and that our state government needs to be reformed. While the Democrats do hold a large majority in the Illinois House, every seat the GOP keeps or picks up means one less vote for more debt and higher taxes. We can’t risk... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: Auditor general should be above reproachfor the next 10 years believed he was above reproach. Mautino, a Democrat from
Editorial: Auditor general should be above reproach
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
for the next 10 years believed he was above reproach. Mautino, a Democrat from Spring Valley, had served 24 years in the Illinois House, had a reputation for working across party lines to reach compromise solutions, was responsive to his... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
After school program gets lifeline during budget impassecancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session
After school program gets lifeline during budget impasse
WGEM Quincy / Posted 16 days ago
cancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session, wants budget talks to go on Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has canceled Wednesday's scheduled Illinois House session so budget talks can... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
People outside takes steps to stay safe in heatcancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session
People outside takes steps to stay safe in heat
WGEM Quincy / Posted 16 days ago
cancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session, wants budget talks to go on Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has canceled Wednesday's scheduled Illinois House session so budget talks can... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Tree falls on Quincy house, neighbors without powercancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session
Tree falls on Quincy house, neighbors without power
WGEM Quincy / Posted 16 days ago
cancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session, wants budget talks to go on Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has canceled Wednesday's scheduled Illinois House session so budget talks can... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Several people federally indicted on drug, other chargescancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session
Several people federally indicted on drug, other charges
WGEM Quincy / Posted 16 days ago
cancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session, wants budget talks to go on Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has canceled Wednesday's scheduled Illinois House session so budget talks can... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local health officials warn of danger of leaving kids in hot carscancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session
Local health officials warn of danger of leaving kids in hot cars
WGEM Quincy / Posted 16 days ago
cancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session, wants budget talks to go on Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has canceled Wednesday's scheduled Illinois House session so budget talks can... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Thursday on WGEM News Today: Warmer temperatures pose heatstroke threat for kids left in carscancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session
Thursday on WGEM News Today: Warmer temperatures pose heatstroke threat for kids left in cars
WGEM Quincy / Posted 17 days ago
cancels House session, wants budget talks to go onMadigan cancels House session, wants budget talks to go on Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has canceled Wednesday's scheduled Illinois House session so budget talks can... Read more
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