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2015/04/23 02:28
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Gov. Bruce Rauner discusses progress on reform plans during East Peoria stop Posted Apr. 22, 2015 at 8:23 PM EAST PEORIA — When Gov. Bruce Rauner was last in the Peoria area, he said his “turnaround...
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2015/04/22 13:20
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David Gill, who has run for Congress four times, says he'll probably make it a fifth in 2016. This time, he said, he intends to run as an independent, not a Democrat. Gill filed a one-page statement...
2015/04/19 23:50
2015/04/19 23:50
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The Illinois Tobacco Quitline has been put on hold as a result of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s decision to suspend $26 million in social service grants. More than two dozen people who work for the free state...
2015/04/18 23:50
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Seizing on Illinois’ budget crisis as a political opportunity, Republican businessman-turned-governor Bruce Rauner is trying to broker a master deal to advance his...
2015/04/18 01:13
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Robert Healy pleaded guilty last month to stealing more than $1.5 million while he held the obscure post of Lyons Township school treasurer. He was sentenced to nine years in prison. He stole that...
2015/04/17 20:13
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Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan announced Friday he'll convene a panel to dissect Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's handling of the budget after the administration froze $26 million in grants...
2015/04/17 15:29
2015/04/17 15:29
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The State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/1PXLanD ) reports more than two dozen people who work for the free state program have been laid off. Calls to the hotline are now answered with a recorded...
2015/04/16 23:13
2015/04/16 23:13
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Last spring, with good reason, Bruce Rauner, then the Republican candidate for Illinois governor, blasted the new state budget as "phony" and "dishonest." Democratic lawmakers, who control both...
2015/04/15 16:19
2015/04/15 16:19
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Rauner has lashed out at the perceived management stumbles and shortcomings of Gov. Pat Quinn and other Democratic politicians involved in running the state for many years. But Rauner has remained...
2015/04/12 11:14
2015/04/12 11:14
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... had a very good conversation. It was more on the generalities about working together on behalf of the city of Chicago and the state," the mayor recalled of the Tuesday night chat. "He is...
2015/04/08 17:32
2015/04/08 17:32
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... — Rahm Emanuel may have been elected to a second term as Chicago’s mayor on Tuesday but now he faces a stark choice: inflict pain on the city’s population in the form of unpopular measures...
2015/04/08 06:26
2015/04/08 06:26
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The representatives said at a Monday news conference that they're worried the proposal might get new life as lawmakers look for ways to pay for road construction. They said the possible tax is unfair,...
2015/04/06 18:04
2015/04/06 18:04
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Utility rate hike legislation signed into lawPosted: Monday, April 6, 2015 1:14 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD - Legislation that would grant two more years of rate hikes for Ameren Illinois and Commonwealth...
2015/04/04 16:47
2015/04/04 16:47
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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed into law a measure that grants two more years for the state's electric utilities to recover the cost of upgrading their delivery systems. The law extends a...
2015/03/29 12:53
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WASHINGTON — Governors in nearly a half-dozen states want to cut state spending on colleges and universities to help close budget shortfalls, often sparking vehement opposition among state lawmakers...
2015/03/28 17:14
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A bipartisan agreement to plug a $1.6 billion hole in Illinois' state budget includes more than $1.3 billion swept from various state funds to avert shutdowns of other programs and services. The deal...
2015/03/28 04:26
2015/03/28 04:26
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The move, signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday, digs into some of the largest piles of money in the state, including one intended to pay for highway construction, and some lesser known...
2015/03/27 20:13
2015/03/27 20:13
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Illinois law says that if you're arrested for drunken driving, you're supposed to serve the driver's version of "hard time." That is, you can't drive, period. This "hard time" is supposed to be 30...
2015/03/27 16:51
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Democrats Maneuver for Illinois House Seat Duckworth is mulling a Senate bid in Illinois. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Rep. Tammy Duckworth has not officially announced her 2016 intentions,...
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2015/03/27 13:47
2015/03/27 13:47
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Legislators have agreed upon a short-term fix to Illinois' budget woes. Now they have to address the long term. A compromise plan to plug a $1.6 billion hole in this year's...
2015/04/23 02:28
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