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2014/10/19 12:20
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Questionnaire submitted by Carol Ammons, candidate for the 103rd Illinois House District. 1. Do you support an increase in the Illinois minimum wage to $10 an hour, to some other level, or no...
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2014/10/18 00:08
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UPDATED 1:30 p.m. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) - Law enforcement officials in Illinois are asking lawmakers to come up with a state law governing the use of body cameras. Various police and...
2014/10/17 23:43
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CHICAGO (AP) - Law enforcement officials in Illinois are asking lawmakers to come up with a state law governing the use of body cameras. Various police and law enforcement union representatives...
2014/10/17 23:40
2014/10/17 23:40
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State Rep. Fred Crespo and his Republican challenger Ramiro Juarez support raising the minimum wage in Illinois, but have diverging views on how the increases should be structured. Crespo is seeking...
2014/10/17 19:14
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Traffic incidents increase in year after roundabout at N. Main and Auburn opensTraffic incidents increase in year after roundabout at N. Main and Auburn opens Some motorists love it — others loathe...
2014/10/17 10:40
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With the election 20 days away and in-person early voting starting Monday, tallies of campaign spending reveal where the toughest legislative battles are being waged in the suburbs. Five Illinois...
2014/10/17 05:13
2014/10/17 05:13
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The list of would-be medical marijuana purveyors seeking permits to locate in Chicago includes a trucking company founder and strip club owner, a former Clinton White House aide who's now a Latino...
2014/10/17 03:10
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Republican incumbent Rep. John Anthony, R-Plainfield, was appointed to the seat after the resignation last year of Rep. Pam Roth, R-Morris. He was the first black Republican in the House in 30...
2014/10/16 19:39
2014/10/16 19:39
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State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R – Wheaton, and state Sen. Michael Connelly, R – Wheaton, hosted a community forum on Senate Bill 16, which proposes a redistribution of state education funds based on the...
2014/10/16 18:27
2014/10/16 18:27
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Illinois Candidates on the Trail Republicans need to flip an additional six Senate seats from blue to red to gain control of the upper chamber. Which Democrat-held seats do you think are most...
2014/10/16 15:06
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All of a sudden, Illinois State Representative Mike Bost is seen as an approachable candidate who is climbing out from under Illinois Democrat House Leader Mike Madigan’s iron hand and Gov. Pat...
2014/10/15 23:13
2014/10/15 23:13
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... time that Illinois' highest legal official takes an active, hands-on role in cleaning up government. That's what people expect of their leaders and elected officials. And I will not let them...
2014/10/15 18:46
2014/10/15 18:46
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Even Lisa Madigan might laugh at the sight of her stern, jaded father decked out in exuberant '80s jazzercise drag. The bizarre image of the powerful and reviled Illinois House Speaker Michael...
2014/10/15 13:20
2014/10/15 13:20
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Carol Ammons and Kristin Williamson are running in the most compact legislative district in Illinois — the 103rd Illinois House District, which includes almost all of Champaign-Urbana and small...
2014/10/14 22:13
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WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth wants to end a congressional perk: “franked” mail. The “franking” privilege lets lawmakers send mail to constituents with their signatures in the place of postage...
2014/10/14 05:13
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It's no secret that our 2012 endorsement in the 8th Congressional District was in part a vote of "no confidence" in the bellicose freshman incumbent, Republican Joe Walsh. On key issues such as the...
2014/10/13 20:12
2014/10/13 20:12
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Video poker, nursing homes bet big on Michael Madigan Gubernatorial candidates come and go, but Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan apparently remains the surest bet in beautiful Springfield. The...
2014/10/13 06:13
2014/10/13 06:13
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Armed with a new political map they drew for themselves and with President Barack Obama at the top of their ticket, Illinois Democrats ousted four Republicans from Congress in 2012. Two of those...
2014/10/13 03:24
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Kudos to Dirksen We think that U.S. Sen. Everett M. Dirksen deserves great commendation for the fine job he has tried to do in holding up the Supreme Court decision to make the states reapportion...
2014/10/11 10:40
2014/10/11 10:40
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Many are surprised that the Equal Rights Amendment, which guarantees the Equality of rights for women, had not passed and become part of our country's Constitution. With your encouragement Illinois...
2014/10/19 12:20
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