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2015/03/05 05:08
2015/03/05 05:08
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CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget is the “wrong approach” for Illinois, and he’s in communication with top Democratic leaders about it. Emanuel...
2015/03/05 05:08
2015/03/05 05:08
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2015/03/04 23:50
2015/03/04 23:50
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Democrats in the Illinois Senate on Tuesday introduced a plan that would allow special funds to be used to help plug part of a $1.6 billion budget hole, a proposal that Gov. Bruce...
2015/03/02 04:46
2015/03/02 04:46
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After receiving 10 percent of the vote in Tuesday's election, Willie Wilson continues to enjoy plenty of attention. On Saturday, the former mayoral candidate met personally with Mayor Rahm Emanuel...
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2015/03/01 14:40
2015/03/01 14:40
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Motorcycle riders win and disabled transit riders lose, an analysis of transportation funding in the budget proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner indicates. The budget also recommends significant cuts to...
2015/02/28 02:13
2015/02/28 02:13
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More than a week after Gov. Bruce Rauner declared he was "literally days away" from a solution to the $1.6 billion shortfall in this year's budget, the governor insisted Friday that he and Democrats...
2015/02/27 04:30
2015/02/27 04:30
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Updated: Thursday, February 26 2015, 09:51 PM CST Parents, daycare providers and children rallied in the Capitol today. The Childcare Assistance Program, state daycare assistance for low-income...
2015/02/25 23:26
2015/02/25 23:26
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Looking back and comparing the approaches to fixing the fiscal armageddon in Illinois, there is a very clear contrast. Rob Blagojevich, Pat Quinn, Michael Madigan and John Cullerton with their...
2015/02/25 23:13
2015/02/25 23:13
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Associated Press) - Gov. Bruce Rauner has hit a roadblock in his effort to persuade lawmakers to give him more authority to patch a $1.6 billion hole in this year's budget. Senate...
2015/02/22 07:40
2015/02/22 07:40
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Now it begins. After two years of campaigning to lower taxes and increase spending, Bruce Rauner was mandated to do the math and show his work. Unfortunately, the numbers simply don't add up. The...
2015/02/22 07:40
2015/02/22 07:40
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When a governor submits a budget, whether be a Republican or a Democrat, if the budget contains cuts, some groups won't be happy, if it contains increases, some groups will complain that the increase...
2015/02/20 02:13
2015/02/20 02:13
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Gov. Bruce Rauner drew big applause three weeks ago when he rolled out his vision of making the University of Illinois the best college in the country, but those cheers turned to jeers the other day...
2015/02/19 18:10
2015/02/19 18:10
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... Pat Brady, Steve Cochran, Eric Adelstein, Rick Pearson Every Thursday we focus the 7:00 hour on politics. Today that meant we discussed Governor Rauner’s Budget Address from every angle. John...
2015/02/19 17:10
2015/02/19 17:10
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For the show today we continued the award show that is sweeping the nation, The Stevie’s! We also got to talk to one of our favorite people, Myra Sampson. Make sure you check out this podcast so you...
2015/02/19 13:20
2015/02/19 13:20
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Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, right, speaks to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner while reaching to shake his hand before Rauner delivers his State of the Budget Address to a joint...
2015/02/19 03:13
2015/02/19 03:13
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Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed $1.47 billion in Medicaid cuts includes reductions in dental services, mental health care and other coverage. But some legislators and patient advocates say the targeted...
2015/02/19 02:13
2015/02/19 02:13
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Bruce Rauner is Scott Walker on steroids. But is that a bad thing? It does make the coming fight in blue-state Illinois, the political birthplace of President Barack Obama and a state drowning in...
2015/02/19 01:13
2015/02/19 01:13
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In their combined 80 years in state government, House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have seen several governors. They have not seen a governor the likes of Bruce...
2015/02/18 23:26
2015/02/18 23:26
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Calling his plan “our last, best chance to get our house in order,” Rauner used his first-ever budget address Wednesday to make the case for cutting back on Medicaid, shared revenue with local...
2015/02/15 22:50
2015/02/15 22:50
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will lay out his plan on Wednesday to confront an unprecedented fiscal crisis exacerbated by the recent expiration of the state’s temporary income...
2015/02/11 22:44
2015/02/11 22:44
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner has created a new commission tasked with finding ways to reform Illinois' criminal justice system and sentencing laws. The Winnetka Republican issued an...
2015/03/05 05:08
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