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Bureau County Republican
Limit legislative leaders’ termsvast power to pass – or block – legislation, and to reward – or retaliate again
Limit legislative leaders’ terms
Bureau County Republican / Posted 17 hours ago
vast power to pass – or block – legislation, and to reward – or retaliate against – fellow politicians. Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, has been Senate president only since 2009, but he’s been in the Legislature since 1979 and, as a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Illinois politicians consciously created these debt and pension crisesBut the blame doesn't belong with TRS. It belongs with every pol, House Speaker
How Illinois politicians consciously created these debt and pension crises
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
But the blame doesn't belong with TRS. It belongs with every pol, House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton included, who promised but didn't fund Illinois' public pension plans — affordable only when times were... Read more
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SaukValley.com
What We Think: Limit legislative leaders’ termsvast power to pass – or block – legislation, and to reward – or retaliate again
What We Think: Limit legislative leaders’ terms
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
vast power to pass – or block – legislation, and to reward – or retaliate against – fellow politicians. Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, has been Senate president only since 2009, but he’s been in the Legislature since 1979 and, as a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
State GOP doling out bucks, but not to allpeople every day," said Madigan. In his campaign, he said, he is trying to tie
State GOP doling out bucks, but not to all
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
people every day," said Madigan. In his campaign, he said, he is trying to tie Bennett to Democratic legislative leaders John Cullerton in the Senate and Michael Madigan — "the other Mike Madigan" — in the House. It's the guilt-by-association... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Multimillion ad blitz begins to 'save' state's infrastructure fundZolnierowicz, top Democratic strategist Eric Adelstein and Eric Madiar, former
Multimillion ad blitz begins to 'save' state's infrastructure fund
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
Zolnierowicz, top Democratic strategist Eric Adelstein and Eric Madiar, former chief counsel to Illinois Senate President John Cullerton. None of those figures would be involved without approval from bigger pols. And, since Speaker Mike Madigan's... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Multi-million ad blitz begins to 'save' state's road fundZolnierowicz, top Democratic strategist Eric Adelstein and Eric Madiar, former
Multi-million ad blitz begins to 'save' state's road fund
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
Zolnierowicz, top Democratic strategist Eric Adelstein and Eric Madiar, former chief counsel to Illinois Senate President John Cullerton. None of those figures would be involved without approval from bigger pols. And, since Speaker Mike Madigan's... Read more
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NBC Chicago
State Rep. Accuses Rauner, Munger of Extortion, Corruptiondid that, then the only people who could serve would be people like Rauner, [Ho
State Rep. Accuses Rauner, Munger of Extortion, Corruption
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
did that, then the only people who could serve would be people like Rauner, [House Speaker Mike] Madigan, [Senate President John] Cullerton, and me,” he wrote. “Shouldn’t everyone have the opportunity to serve?” Gov. Rauner’s office did not respond... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tamekia Lewis and other pawns: The victims of Madigan vs. RaunerBut Perez represents one more human cost of the standoff between Rauner and the
Tamekia Lewis and other pawns: The victims of Madigan vs. Rauner
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
But Perez represents one more human cost of the standoff between Rauner and the two legislative leaders, Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan. Perez is not the only person worried about the future of her child while... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Budget mess sinking higher ed in Illinoisthem back. We're picking on Rauner here because he broke his word. But House S
Budget mess sinking higher ed in Illinois
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 20 days ago
them back. We're picking on Rauner here because he broke his word. But House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton are his duty-shirking enablers. What all three need to do is agree on a real state budget that provides the... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
State senator talks about business in IllinoisWeaver said House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton h
State senator talks about business in Illinois
Bureau County Republican / Posted 21 days ago
Weaver said House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have said they don’t want to make tough budget decision until after the election. He believes the matter will not be put back on the table until January’s... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Austin Berg: Trying to map a way to term limits in Illinoissince taking office. But legislative leaders are plugging their ears. House S
Austin Berg: Trying to map a way to term limits in Illinois
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
since taking office. But legislative leaders are plugging their ears. House Speaker Mike Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have held office for a combined 82 years. Madigan, the most powerful politician in the state, was elected in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Suburban GOP lawmakers push for term limits, dismiss questions about unityhave also been sponsored by Democrats, though long-serving Democratic leaders,
Suburban GOP lawmakers push for term limits, dismiss questions about unity
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
have also been sponsored by Democrats, though long-serving Democratic leaders, including Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton, often block the bills from advancing out of committee. Republicans say their mission is to educate voters... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Bruce Rauner is nothing like Donald Trump. Or is he?Rauner, it's always about Madigan, but he's also referred to Illinois Supreme C
Bruce Rauner is nothing like Donald Trump. Or is he?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 27 days ago
Rauner, it's always about Madigan, but he's also referred to Illinois Supreme Court justices and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton as “corrupt.” For Trump, it's Hillary Clinton—and anyone else who crosses him. But really, all politicians... Read more

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