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2015/05/23 21:12
2015/05/23 21:12
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In the end, we knew it would come to this: Bruce Rauner, the rookie GOP governor, versus Michael Madigan, the wily Democratic speaker of the House. Both in the arena, mano a mano, with thumbs down for...
2015/05/23 21:12
2015/05/23 21:12
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2015/05/23 11:13
2015/05/23 11:13
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As state lawmakers find themselves in their typical late May posture of trying to pass a budget, a new political dynamic hovers over the proceedings: more than $34 million in campaign cash under the...
2015/05/22 22:26
2015/05/22 22:26
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House Bill 229, which would give the McHenry and Lake county boards the same power to consolidate some units of government that DuPage County has, is stuck in the Senate Executive Committee. Althoff...
2015/05/22 03:13
2015/05/22 03:13
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With just 10 days remaining in the spring legislative session, Gov. Bruce Rauner has finally put large parts of his so-called Turnaround Agenda into bill form, a move that follows months of criticism...
2015/05/20 10:27
2015/05/20 10:27
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CHICAGO The Illinois Senate's Republican leader said on Tuesday that lawmakers in her party want to help Chicago address a looming $550 million pension payment increase in the waning days of the...
2015/05/20 05:27
2015/05/20 05:27
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Republican Bruce Rauner smiles after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 2014. NEW YORK/CHICAGO With no easy way to financially engineer or negotiate its way out of a...
2015/05/18 19:13
2015/05/18 19:13
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State Sen. Tom Cullerton said Monday he will run for Congress, joining Raja Krishnamoorthi in the race for the Democratic nomination in the west and northwest suburban 8th District. Cullerton, 45,...
2015/05/18 19:12
2015/05/18 19:12
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It's not even Memorial Day yet, but the list of candidates in next year's elections is growing fast. Two new ones today: a well-to-do ex-prosecutor in what looks to be a crowded race for Cook County...
2015/05/18 10:12
2015/05/18 10:12
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After the kind of week no chief executive wants to suffer through, much less at the beginning of a new term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel will take the oath of office for a second time this morning. And though...
2015/05/18 03:24
2015/05/18 03:24
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Rauner divided $400,000 among every Republican member of the Illinois House and Senate, spokeswoman Catherine Kelly said Saturday. The contributions, made Monday, come with just weeks to go before...
2015/05/17 13:20
2015/05/17 13:20
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Timothy Killeen has had lots of on-the-job training since that day in mid-November when he arrived at Chicago's Midway Airport to accept his new position at the University of Illinois. There to greet...
2015/05/16 21:12
2015/05/16 21:12
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The recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling on pension reform has wrecked the state budget. What will Bruce Rauner, Mike Madigan and John Cullerton do now? WRITE US: Crain's welcomes responses from...
2015/05/16 21:12
2015/05/16 21:12
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If they all were at a card table somewhere in Springfield, it would have not four but five sides. And the outcome of their poker game could be just as odd. On one side is a man who needs much but has...
2015/05/16 15:13
2015/05/16 15:13
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Treat the state's crushing pension debt like a home mortgage and refinance it. Offer public workers a deal to cut pension bills. Fire them all. Let the dust settle on pensions and do nothing to change...
2015/05/15 22:26
2015/05/15 22:26
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Unfortunately, my position on HB 229 has been grossly misrepresented in recent days. Contrary to statements made by the House sponsor, I sponsored this legislation in the Senate in good faith. I...
2015/05/15 19:20
2015/05/15 19:20
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Holy cow, there were some intriguing mailbag questions from readers this week — one about a spectacularly secret apartment building in Campustown, others on several development projects in Champaign,...
2015/05/14 12:20
2015/05/14 12:20
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SPRINGFIELD — It's not the same as a Supreme Court opinion, but the members of an Illinois House committee on pensions gave generally bad reviews to a pension reform plan offered by Gov. Bruce...
2015/05/14 02:26
2015/05/14 02:26
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The court last week ruled the plan to address Illinois' worst-in-the-nation public-pension shortfall by reducing benefits was unconstitutional, sending lawmakers back to square one on an issue that...
2015/05/13 22:08
2015/05/13 22:08
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The court last week ruled the plan to address Illinois' worst-in-the-nation public-pension shortfall by reducing benefits was unconstitutional, sending lawmakers back to square one on an issue that...
2015/05/12 10:12
2015/05/12 10:12
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Jim Schultz is a St. Louis Cardinal's fan--hey, no one's perfect--a long-time Bruce Rauner loyalist and, like the governor, a private-equity veteran who has a big, wide smile. One other thing: He...
2015/05/23 21:12
2015/05/23 21:12
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