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Northwest Herald
IMRF director chalks up McHenry County pension plan to 'political bickering'would charge the county.” To strip pensions from elected county officials in t
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
would charge the county.” To strip pensions from elected county officials in the proper way requires a bill passed in the Illinois General Assembly, the pension chief said. “Jack has passed bills,” Kosiba said. “He knows the process.” At... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois' pension chief: Taking pensions away from elected county officials is illegalofficials would be a problem in the courts. Stripping pensions from elected co
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
officials would be a problem in the courts. Stripping pensions from elected county officials requires action by the Illinois General Assembly, Kosiba said. On Oct. 2, Kosiba wrote Franks a letter saying the cancellation of pensions “will... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Gun control measures proposed in Illinoisinjuring hundreds. SPRINGFIELD – At least two gun control measures could be ad
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
injuring hundreds. SPRINGFIELD – At least two gun control measures could be addressed in the upcoming veto session of the Illinois General Assembly. The proposed measures come as reaction continues to the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58... Read more
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The Telegraph
Gun control measures proposed in IllinoisSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — At least two gun control measures could be addressed i
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — At least two gun control measures could be addressed in the upcoming veto session of the Illinois General Assembly. The proposed measures come as reaction continues to the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Gun Control Measures Proposed in IllinoisAt least two gun control measures could be addressed in the upcoming veto sessi
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
At least two gun control measures could be addressed in the upcoming veto session of the Illinois General Assembly. The proposed measures come as reaction continues to the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and more than 500... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gun control measures proposed in IllinoisSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - At least two gun control measures could be addressed i
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - At least two gun control measures could be addressed in the upcoming veto session of the Illinois General Assembly. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that the proposed measures come as reaction continues to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Changing map drawinggerrymandered just enough in Illinois to rack up legally acceptable and substan
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
gerrymandered just enough in Illinois to rack up legally acceptable and substantial majorities in both houses of the Illinois General Assembly. That, of course, doesn't mean that in states like Illinois, there are not democratic means of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The truth — and lies — about Chicago's gun lawsgun owners in Chicago register their firearms with the city and obtain a permit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
gun owners in Chicago register their firearms with the city and obtain a permit? Well, that’s gone too. And thanks to the Illinois General Assembly, which was pressured by the federal courts to pass a concealed carry law in 2013, people can walk... Read more
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The Telegraph
Wood River eyes TIF extension, secures agreement with school districtsrecently water well work on Well No. 8. By law, to extend the TIF for another
The Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
recently water well work on Well No. 8. By law, to extend the TIF for another 12 years the city must get approved by the Illinois General Assembly. To get support of the Illinois General Assembly, the city had asked EAWR and WRH boards of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SVM EDITORIAL: Local students teach us lessons in help and compassionlocal schoolchildren learned an important lesson: when you see a need, do somet
SaukValley.com / Posted 25 days ago
local schoolchildren learned an important lesson: when you see a need, do something about it. It didn’t take an act of the Illinois General Assembly to bring that lesson to fruition. The caring hearts of administrators, educators and families made... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lessons in help, compassion that aren’t mandatedlocal schoolchildren learned an important lesson: when you see a need, do somet
SaukValley.com / Posted 25 days ago
local schoolchildren learned an important lesson: when you see a need, do something about it. It didn’t take an act of the Illinois General Assembly to bring that lesson to fruition. The caring hearts of administrators, educators and families made... Read more
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Daily Herald
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in IllinoisIllinoisan 'Toxic environment' must leave Springfield in order to succeed The
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Illinoisan 'Toxic environment' must leave Springfield in order to succeed The voluntary exodus of lawmakers from the Illinois General Assembly is a telling symptom of the dysfunction that grips Springfield. For years, members of the General... Read more
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SaukValley.com
GUEST EDITORIAL: Diverse voices needed under Illinois' capitol domesaid the changing political climate in the Capitol was a contributing factor in
SaukValley.com / Posted 27 days ago
said the changing political climate in the Capitol was a contributing factor in his decision. "The functionality of the Illinois General Assembly today is simply untenable and counterproductive," he said. "Legislators who care deeply and have... Read more

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