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Daily Chronicle
Politicians perfectly happy with status quoThe battle now moves to the Illinois Supreme Court, which is being asked to rul
Politicians perfectly happy with status quo
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
The battle now moves to the Illinois Supreme Court, which is being asked to rule quickly so the issue still may be placed on the November ballot. Although there are legal issues, the real message here is a lot of politicians are perfectly happy with... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Kane County deputy, wife of ex-McHenry County undersheriff drug case transferred to Lake Countyan opioid pain medication, according to the indictment. The Illinois State Poli
Kane County deputy, wife of ex-McHenry County undersheriff drug case transferred to Lake County
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
an opioid pain medication, according to the indictment. The Illinois State Police handled the investigation. The Illinois Supreme Court transferred the case to Lake County on July 18 after McHenry County judges recused themselves,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Kane County Sheriff's deputy, wife of ex-McHenry County undersheriff drug case transferred to Lake Countyan opioid pain medication, according to the indictment. The Illinois State Poli
Kane County Sheriff's deputy, wife of ex-McHenry County undersheriff drug case transferred to Lake County
Northwest Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
an opioid pain medication, according to the indictment. The Illinois State Police handled the investigation. The Illinois Supreme Court transferred the case to Lake County July 18 after McHenry County judges recused themselves, according... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois governor renews call for term limitsalso threw out a measure proposing changes to how the state draws its political
Illinois governor renews call for term limits
SaukValley.com / Posted 20 hours ago
also threw out a measure proposing changes to how the state draws its political boundaries A revamped redistricting measure is pending review by the Illinois Supreme Court after a Cook County judge found it unconstitutional for November’s... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner renews call for term limitsalso threw out a measure proposing changes to how the state draws its political
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner renews call for term limits
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
also threw out a measure proposing changes to how the state draws its political boundaries A revamped redistricting measure is pending review by the Illinois Supreme Court after a Cook County judge found it unconstitutional for November's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner renews term limits pushof the politics from the redrawing of legislative boundaries. The mapmaking dr
Rauner renews term limits push
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
of the politics from the redrawing of legislative boundaries. The mapmaking drive, which has an appeal pending before the Illinois Supreme Court, was challenged by a group of minority and ethnic business leaders. The group's lead attorney, Michael... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois governor renews call for term limitschanges to how the state draws its political boundaries A revamped redistricti
Illinois governor renews call for term limits
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
changes to how the state draws its political boundaries A revamped redistricting measure is pending review by the Illinois Supreme Court after a Cook County judge found it unconstitutional for November's ballot. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Rauner renews call for term limitsalso threw out a measure proposing changes to how the state draws its political
Rauner renews call for term limits
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
also threw out a measure proposing changes to how the state draws its political boundaries A revamped redistricting measure is pending review by the Illinois Supreme Court after a Cook County judge found it unconstitutional for November’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Democrats looking for someone to run against Rauner in 2018battle against Rauner, that leaves Lisa Madigan potentially looking at a run fo
Illinois Democrats looking for someone to run against Rauner in 2018
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
battle against Rauner, that leaves Lisa Madigan potentially looking at a run for a fifth term in 2018. A spot on the Illinois Supreme Court also could be an option should a vacancy occur. Durbin's cagey response left speculation to swirl,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Three Filipina nurses and Chicago’s ‘Crime of the Century’chair. The sentence went on to an automatic appeal. Chicago Tribune edition of
Three Filipina nurses and Chicago’s ‘Crime of the Century’
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
chair. The sentence went on to an automatic appeal. Chicago Tribune edition of July 15, 1966 On June 28, 1971, the Illinois Supreme Court, reversed the death sentence and handed Speck eight consecutive sentences of 50 to 150 years or a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge dismisses many claims in city retiree health care casewho are trying to stop Mayor Rahm Emanuel from cutting off their health care be
Judge dismisses many claims in city retiree health care case
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
who are trying to stop Mayor Rahm Emanuel from cutting off their health care benefits in a case likely headed to the Illinois Supreme Court. Judge Neil Cohen ruled the only retirees who can continue to argue it is illegal for the city to... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Voters' wishes ignored again2014 attempt and worked to fix the flaws this year. But because the system is r
Voters' wishes ignored again
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
2014 attempt and worked to fix the flaws this year. But because the system is rigged, their last hope is an appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court, which agreed Friday to grant an emergency hearing. The will of the people to have a say on how their... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Statehouse Insider: Rauner, AFSCME in PR war over labor talkscampaign season. Expect the PR battle to continue. Remap's next step The prop
Statehouse Insider: Rauner, AFSCME in PR war over labor talks
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
campaign season. Expect the PR battle to continue. Remap's next step The proposed remap amendment is headed to the Illinois Supreme Court. It’s not that big a deal in the sense that just about everyone figured the Supremes would be the... Read more
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Daily Herald
New team members, money needto keep innocent out of prisonThe reviews come when new, credible evidence appears or a new witness is found.
New team members, money needto keep innocent out of prison
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The reviews come when new, credible evidence appears or a new witness is found. McMahon's request comes now because the Illinois Supreme Court added new rules of conduct for prosecutors this year. One of those rules says a prosecutor who knows a... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Constitution should serve the people2014 attempt and worked to fix the flaws this year. But because the system is
Illinois Constitution should serve the people
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
2014 attempt and worked to fix the flaws this year. But because the system is rigged, their last hope is an appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court, which agreed Friday to grant an emergency hearing. The will of the people to have a say on how their... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Illinois Supreme Court agrees to consider map redistricting measureSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to quickly consider
Illinois Supreme Court agrees to consider map redistricting measure
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to quickly consider a case challenging a ballot measure that could change the way Illinois draws political boundaries. This comes two days after a Cook Co. judge ruled the measure did not... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measureThe Illinois Supreme Court agreed Friday to quickly take up a case challenging
Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measure
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
The Illinois Supreme Court agreed Friday to quickly take up a case challenging the constitutionality of a ballot measure that could alter the way Illinois draws its political maps. Just two days after a Cook County judge ruled the redistricting... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
RNC rolls onat the RNC. Independent Maps chairman Dennis FitzSimons joined the show to talk
RNC rolls on
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
at the RNC. Independent Maps chairman Dennis FitzSimons joined the show to talk about appealing Wednesday’s ruling to the Illinois Supreme Court. Northwestern’s Pat Goss gives Steve a few golf pointers and baseball chat with Ryan Dempster. Visit... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Another constitutional smackdown for the people of Illinoison areas outside of the legislative article. That's a real trick bag. Nonlegis
Another constitutional smackdown for the people of Illinois
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
on areas outside of the legislative article. That's a real trick bag. Nonlegislative officials — the attorney general, the Illinois Supreme Court justices — already have supporting roles in redistricting under the current rules. By adding or... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Lacy prepares for state's attorney's positionJune 2010, Lacy was hired as a public defender in Vermilion County, where one o
Lacy prepares for state's attorney's position
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
June 2010, Lacy was hired as a public defender in Vermilion County, where one of her professional role models — Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Rita Garman — started her law career. Garman is also an Oswego High graduate. "It was... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Supporters not discouraged by Cook County ruling on map amendmentgroup, and legislators who say they support it, said the legal fight isn't over
Supporters not discouraged by Cook County ruling on map amendment
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
group, and legislators who say they support it, said the legal fight isn't over and that the issue will end up before the Illinois Supreme Court. Dennis FitzSimons, chairman of the Independent Maps group, said it would file for an expedited... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Judge spikes plan to overhaul Illinois' political mapsa broken system. . . .We expected from the beginning of this effort that the is
Judge spikes plan to overhaul Illinois' political maps
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
a broken system. . . .We expected from the beginning of this effort that the issue would ultimately be decided by the Illinois Supreme Court. We will file for an expedited appeal to the state's highest court. "A great deal of care went into... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chief judge raps 'porno-trolling collective' attorneysattorneys charged by the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission. The c
Chief judge raps 'porno-trolling collective' attorneys
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
attorneys charged by the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission. The commission regulates lawyers on behalf of the Illinois Supreme Court. In fact, Steele has been charged by the commission with eight counts of fraud, dishonesty and... Read more
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Salon.com
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballotleaders. Commission members would be chosen through a complex process involving
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballot
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
leaders. Commission members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state auditor general and potentially Illinois Supreme Court members. Backers, including business and bipartisan political leaders, said they learned from the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballotleaders. Commission members would be chosen through a complex process involving
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballot
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
leaders. Commission members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state auditor general and potentially Illinois Supreme Court members. Backers, including business and bipartisan political leaders, said they learned from the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from November ballotmembers would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from November ballot
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor general and potentially members of the Illinois Supreme Court. Backers of the measure, who collected nearly 560,000 signatures across the state, said they learned... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Judge Blocks Illinois Redistricting Plan From Ballotmembers would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor
Judge Blocks Illinois Redistricting Plan From Ballot
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor general and potentially members of the Illinois Supreme Court. Backers of the measure, who collected nearly 560,000 signatures across the state, said they learned... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballotmembers would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballot
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor general and potentially members of the Illinois Supreme Court. Backers of the measure, who collected nearly 560,000 signatures across the state, said they learned... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Judge finds redistricting amendment unconstitutional; group will appealFitzSimons said. "We expected from the beginning of this effort that the issue
Judge finds redistricting amendment unconstitutional; group will appeal
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
FitzSimons said. "We expected from the beginning of this effort that the issue would ultimately be decided by the Illinois Supreme Court. We will file for an expedited appeal to the state's highest court." He said that a "great deal of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballotmembers would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballot
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor general and potentially members of the Illinois Supreme Court. Backers of the measure, who collected nearly 560,000 signatures across the state, said they learned... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballotmembers would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballot
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor general and potentially members of the Illinois Supreme Court. Backers of the measure, who collected nearly 560,000 signatures across the state, said they learned... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballotmembers would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from ballot
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor general and potentially members of the Illinois Supreme Court. Backers of the measure, who collected nearly 560,000 signatures across the state, said they learned... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge tosses Rauner-backed Illinois redistricting referendum from ballotsupports the ballot question. The issue isn't over, however, as both sides in
Judge tosses Rauner-backed Illinois redistricting referendum from ballot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
supports the ballot question. The issue isn't over, however, as both sides in the case expect it will wind up before the Illinois Supreme Court because the ruling hinged on whether the proposal fits the small window for petition-driven... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Court rejects plan to revamp Illinois' remap rulesa broken system. . . .We expected from the beginning of this effort that the is
Court rejects plan to revamp Illinois' remap rules
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
a broken system. . . .We expected from the beginning of this effort that the issue would ultimately be decided by the Illinois Supreme Court. We will file for an expedited appeal to the state’s highest court. "A great deal of care went into... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from November ballotmembers would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor
Judge blocks Illinois redistricting plan from November ballot
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
members would be chosen through a complex process involving the state's auditor general and potentially members of the Illinois Supreme Court. Backers of the measure, who collected nearly 560,000 signatures across the state, said they learned... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan allies to get ruling today on Illinois redistricting referendum lawsuitout of legislative redistricting. Regardless of her decision, both sides in th
Madigan allies to get ruling today on Illinois redistricting referendum lawsuit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
out of legislative redistricting. Regardless of her decision, both sides in the case expect it will wind up before the Illinois Supreme Court because the ruling hinges on whether the proposal fits the small window for petition-driven... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Judge set to retire when her term endsDANVILLE — A longtime Vermilion County judge will step down from the bench late
Judge set to retire when her term ends
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
DANVILLE — A longtime Vermilion County judge will step down from the bench later this year. Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Rita Garman said Circuit Judge Claudia Anderson notified her of her plans to retire when her term ends Nov. 30. "I... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What are Illinois real pension options now?Kent College of Law and the University of Illinois School of Labor and Employme
What are Illinois real pension options now?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
Kent College of Law and the University of Illinois School of Labor and Employment. Madiar starts by looking at how the Illinois Supreme Court rejected both a state pension fix and one for the city of Chicago. Both became law, with the state... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
9 percent premium hike for Urbana has Prussing looking to Springfieldpayment of property taxes on Carle properties for several prior years. The case
9 percent premium hike for Urbana has Prussing looking to Springfield
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
payment of property taxes on Carle properties for several prior years. The case is currently awaiting a hearing before the Illinois Supreme Court. The high court has agreed to review a 4th District Appellate Court decision (originating from the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Misconduct complaint filed regarding Judge Kouri and 'special friendship'its case, the complaint refers to state law, court codes and judicial canons. T
Misconduct complaint filed regarding Judge Kouri and 'special friendship'
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
its case, the complaint refers to state law, court codes and judicial canons. The last category includes references to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 62: “A judge should avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety in all of the judge's... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Longest-serving judge in circuit, Clem to retire in Septemberretire in September. Judge Harry Clem, 69, of Savoy cited his poor health as t
Longest-serving judge in circuit, Clem to retire in September
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
retire in September. Judge Harry Clem, 69, of Savoy cited his poor health as the reason in a letter submitted days ago to Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Rita Garman, Champaign County Presiding Judge Tom Difanis, and Sixth Circuit Chief Judge... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago on the hook for $24 billion, triple a year agoup the unfunded liability. The new Comprehensive Annual Financial Report—known
Chicago on the hook for $24 billion, triple a year ago
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
up the unfunded liability. The new Comprehensive Annual Financial Report—known as CAFR—also reflects the impact of an Illinois Supreme Court decision overruling, on constitutional grounds, a prior city pension rescue plan that relied on a... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago on the hook for $24 billion, triple a year agoup the unfunded liability. The new Comprehensive Annual Financial Report—known
Chicago on the hook for $24 billion, triple a year ago
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
up the unfunded liability. The new Comprehensive Annual Financial Report—known as CAFR—also reflects the impact of an Illinois Supreme Court decision overruling, on constitutional grounds, a prior city pension rescue plan that relied on a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel's property tax rebates? Costly gimmick. Thanks, but no thanks.$5,000 in taxes. Ouch and ouch. The city's failure to adequately pay into reti
Emanuel's property tax rebates? Costly gimmick. Thanks, but no thanks.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
$5,000 in taxes. Ouch and ouch. The city's failure to adequately pay into retiree pension funds, coupled with an Illinois Supreme Court ruling that locks in pension promises at their current levels, left the city few options. Last fall,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner bends on budget, lives to fight another day on 'turnaround agenda'Cullerton, as Rauner's own pension cost-cutting initiative fell by the wayside
Rauner bends on budget, lives to fight another day on 'turnaround agenda'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Cullerton, as Rauner's own pension cost-cutting initiative fell by the wayside more than a year ago due to a restrictive Illinois Supreme Court ruling. Additionally, part of the stopgap deal includes CPS pension relief, hinged on lawmakers... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge to issue ruling on Rauner-backed redistricting referendum by July 21of Judge Diane Larsen's decision, attorneys on both sides of the case ultimatel
Judge to issue ruling on Rauner-backed redistricting referendum by July 21
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
of Judge Diane Larsen's decision, attorneys on both sides of the case ultimately expect it to end up before the Illinois Supreme Court. The Independent Map proposal, which has gained enough signatures to qualify for a spot on the Nov. 8... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Attention turns to court in Illinois remap ballot questionthe auditor general, bipartisan leaders from the state House and Senate, a rand
Attention turns to court in Illinois remap ballot question
Northwest Herald / Posted 26 days ago
the auditor general, bipartisan leaders from the state House and Senate, a random drawing and, if necessary, members of the Illinois Supreme Court. THE ARGUMENTS The nearly two-hour hearing highlighted arguments made through legal documents since... Read more
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SaukValley.com
State puts politics and pensions above peopleof pension payments. Now, 25 cents of every dollar the state spends goes to pen
State puts politics and pensions above people
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
of pension payments. Now, 25 cents of every dollar the state spends goes to pensions. It’s been more than a year since the Illinois Supreme Court ruled a modest pension-reform package unconstitutional. So what have lawmakers been doing in the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois district remapping amendment to state Constitution faces court testout of the hands of incumbent House and Senate members each decade, turning it
Illinois district remapping amendment to state Constitution faces court test
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 28 days ago
out of the hands of incumbent House and Senate members each decade, turning it to an outside panel and, potentially, the Illinois Supreme Court. The lawyers will be battling over some fairly arcane stuff. For instance, whether the proposal is... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ortiz wins another termprojects are forthcoming." Ortiz was appointed associate judge in 2002. In Augu
Ortiz wins another term
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
projects are forthcoming." Ortiz was appointed associate judge in 2002. In August 2008, he was appointed circuit judge by the Illinois Supreme Court, and was successfully elected circuit judge of the sixth subcircuit in the 2010 general e... Read more
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