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Chicago Tribune
State expands plan to add toll lanes on I-55could pay for all or part of the construction through a public-private partners
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
could pay for all or part of the construction through a public-private partnership, which would have to be approved by the Illinois General Assembly, explained IDOT project manager Steve Schilke. The Assembly never voted on the initial, one-lane... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
In 89th Illinois House GOP primary race, Sacia backs Fricke, Manzullo's with ChesneyChuck Sweeny Staff writer @chucksweeny It's not often there's a real contest f
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Chuck Sweeny Staff writer @chucksweeny It's not often there's a real contest for seats in the Illinois General Assembly. The districts have been gerrymandered over the years so that very few are competitive. Most are either Democratic or... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois House District 93 candidates talk issuessaid she would emphasize paying down the state’s bills and not growing its debt
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
said she would emphasize paying down the state’s bills and not growing its debt if re-elected to a fifth term in the Illinois General Assembly. She would like to fund education at all levels, maintain services for seniors and the disabled and... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Colchester establishes sexual harassment policyby all present. Alderwomen Catherine Louderman and Kaye Mowen were absent. Pub
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
by all present. Alderwomen Catherine Louderman and Kaye Mowen were absent. Public act #100-0554, which passed the Illinois General Assembly and became effective Nov. 16, is requiring all governmental units in the state to adopt policies... Read more
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SaukValley.com
State sets ‘blended’ tax rates for 2017 incomeCommission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. The commission provide
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. The commission provides budget and revenue analysis to the Illinois General Assembly. Combined with sales tax and other changes, new rates are expected to raise a little more than... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois sets 'blended' tax rates for 2017 incomeCommission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. The commission provide
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. The commission provides budget and revenue analysis to the Illinois General Assembly. Combined with sales tax and other changes, new rates are expected to raise a little more than... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Primary races take shape as candidates file to runto file petitions was 5 p.m. Nov. 4. Voters will have the opportunity to elect
My Suburban Life / Posted 5 days ago
to file petitions was 5 p.m. Nov. 4. Voters will have the opportunity to elect candidates for Congress, governor, the Illinois General Assembly and various DuPage County seats. Candidates running in area races include: 5th Congressional... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County lawmakers, anti-abortion groups sue state over taxpayer-funded abortion measureright to choose,” Ruiz said in a statement. “Now a far-right-wing organization
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
right to choose,” Ruiz said in a statement. “Now a far-right-wing organization wants to undo the progress made by the Illinois General Assembly and throw out this vital law. They must be stopped.” • Northwest Herald staff contributed to this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Taxpayer Hush Money Fund protects sex abusers in Congresslater wins a favorable ruling in federal court or through an administrative pro
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
later wins a favorable ruling in federal court or through an administrative process. Does this remind you a little of the Illinois General Assembly? It should. The current national uproar over sexual harassment, amplified by the revelation that a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Appoint rather than elect U.S. senators?passed – but not in a good way. In 1909, a corrupt Chicago politician named Wi
SaukValley.com / Posted 11 days ago
passed – but not in a good way. In 1909, a corrupt Chicago politician named William Lorimer bribed enough members of the Illinois General Assembly that he was elected to the U.S. Senate. An investigation by the Chicago Tribune and later by the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Two Wood River Township officials elected to state boardfor almost 11,000 association members in 1,428 townships across all regions of
The Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
for almost 11,000 association members in 1,428 townships across all regions of the state, as well as members of the Illinois General Assembly, members of Congress, and federal and state agencies. This year’s conference, with a theme of... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 13-19help of 15 Republicans, overrode the governor's and got our state income tax ra
My Suburban Life / Posted 17 days ago
help of 15 Republicans, overrode the governor's and got our state income tax raised to 4.99 percent. Get the names of the Illinois General Assembly members who obeyed Madigan and got us from 3 percent to nearly 5 percent for state income tax. We... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Progressive and Libertarian parties to square offDebate. Progressive-Democratic candidate for the DeKalb County Board, John “J.
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Debate. Progressive-Democratic candidate for the DeKalb County Board, John “J.J.” Wett, and Libertarian candidate for the Illinois General Assembly, John Eldon Mathey, will discuss their respective platforms at 7 p.m. Saturday at Genoa Post 337... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ill. doctors have been leery to endorse medical marijuana, but that's changingabout their reputation, or opposition by their hospitals or medical groups. Th
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
about their reputation, or opposition by their hospitals or medical groups. The doctors support a new bill before the Illinois General Assembly that would expand the state medical marijuana program to allow cannabis to be used by any patient... Read more
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The Telegraph
Media organizations applaud adoption of ‘Wall of Faces’ resolutionJohnson, Vice President of the National Newspaper Association said, “It was awe
The Telegraph / Posted a month ago
Johnson, Vice President of the National Newspaper Association said, “It was awesome to witness how quickly the Illinois General Assembly acted to support a bill honoring Illinois’ Vietnam veterans. Their actions in passing this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
An Illinois 6-old starved of food — and protectionThat’s some of what Walker promised when she took over the agency in June. Gov.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
That’s some of what Walker promised when she took over the agency in June. Gov. Bruce Rauner, who hired her, and the Illinois General Assembly, whose members monitor her budget, need to make this agency and its mission a higher priority. For... Read more
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