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Daily Chronicle
Schrader: 2 cemetery cannons date back to the Civil Warplus would give them a similar replacement cannon he owned, but they still turn
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
plus would give them a similar replacement cannon he owned, but they still turned it down. Later, it was learned that the Illinois Legislature had passed a law prohibiting the sale of cemetery monuments such as this. The cannon had fallen into... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
These two cannons date back to the Civil Warplus would give them a similar replacement cannon he owned, but they still turn
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
plus would give them a similar replacement cannon he owned, but they still turned it down. Later it was learned that the Illinois legislature had passed a law prohibiting the sale of cemetery monuments such as this. The cannon had fallen into... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
After three years of silence, action on sexual harassment in SpringfieldChuck Sweeny Staff writer @chucksweeny Amid the roiling controversy over why t
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Chuck Sweeny Staff writer @chucksweeny Amid the roiling controversy over why the Illinois legislature for three years lacked an inspector general to watch over the ethics of legislators, there are a few positive things taking place. First, there's... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Another view: Cursive mandate an unfunded curseThe Illinois Legislature can’t help itself: It dictates to local government wha
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The Illinois Legislature can’t help itself: It dictates to local government what it should do – without providing funding. Illinois legislators do two things when they have more will than wallet. They spend money the state doesn’t have. And they... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Remembering Mayor Harold Washington's death, 30 years agoreform movement in the years when Washington rose through the ranks of the vaun
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
reform movement in the years when Washington rose through the ranks of the vaunted Chicago Machine, getting elected to the Illinois legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives. He didn’t see Chicago the way reformers did. “Lakefront... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Maybe Trump didn't campaign so he could govern — but so he could keep campaigningward boss came back to me. Years ago, I spent a day in a car with John Merlo, w
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
ward boss came back to me. Years ago, I spent a day in a car with John Merlo, who was campaigning for re-election to the Illinois legislature. At each stop, an aide would brief him on the group he’d be meeting with — a block club, a school... Read more
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SaukValley.com
There's a dangerous divide between branches of Illinois' government42-13 margin in the Senate, but the override fell one vote short in the House,
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
42-13 margin in the Senate, but the override fell one vote short in the House, 70-42. That’s what passes as normal in the Illinois Legislature these days. That’s why the override of the transparency veto is so stunning. Perhaps we’re reading too... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas companySooter went on to say that it appears the difficult process to obtain permits w
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 21 days ago
Sooter went on to say that it appears the difficult process to obtain permits will continue into the future. The Illinois Legislature in 2013 passed a law regulating fracking. At the time, the law was considered one of the most stringent... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas companyrelies on high pressure chemical and water injections to release oil and gas fr
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
relies on high pressure chemical and water injections to release oil and gas from deep-rock formation. The Illinois Legislature in 2013 passed a law regulating fracking. At the time, the law was considered one of the most stringent... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas companyrelies on high pressure chemical and water injections to release oil and gas fr
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 21 days ago
relies on high pressure chemical and water injections to release oil and gas from deep-rock formation. The Illinois Legislature in 2013 passed a law regulating fracking. At the time, the law was considered one of the most stringent... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas companyrelies on high pressure chemical and water injections to release oil and gas fr
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
relies on high pressure chemical and water injections to release oil and gas from deep-rock formation. The Illinois Legislature in 2013 passed a law regulating fracking. At the time, the law was considered one of the most stringent... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas companySooter went on to say that it appears the difficult process to obtain permits w
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Sooter went on to say that it appears the difficult process to obtain permits will continue into the future. The Illinois Legislature in 2013 passed a law regulating fracking. At the time, the law was considered one of the most stringent... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas companySooter went on to say that it appears the difficult process to obtain permits w
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
Sooter went on to say that it appears the difficult process to obtain permits will continue into the future. The Illinois Legislature in 2013 passed a law regulating fracking. At the time, the law was considered one of the most stringent... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Hammond reaffirms commitment to constituentssteps of McDonough County Courthouse declaring her candidacy to continue as the
McDonough County Voice / Posted 21 days ago
steps of McDonough County Courthouse declaring her candidacy to continue as the representative of the 93rd District in the Illinois Legislature. Hammond was joined by supporters from city and county government, law enforcement and representatives... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Another view: It's not time to be careless42-13 margin in the Senate, but the override fell one vote short in the House,
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
42-13 margin in the Senate, but the override fell one vote short in the House, 70-42. That’s what passes as normal in the Illinois legislature these days. That’s why the override of the transparency veto is so stunning. Perhaps we’re reading too... Read more
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Northwest Herald
27 complaints against Illinois lawmakers kept from ethics commission, St. Charles senator sayssituation,” Rotheimer said. Former Legislative Inspector General Thomas Homer
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
situation,” Rotheimer said. Former Legislative Inspector General Thomas Homer said the dozens of ethics complaints in the Illinois Legislature won’t be addressed by whomever next is appointed to his old office. State law limits the inspector... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Rep. Jeanne Ives confident she will be on ballot against Gov. Bruce Raunerprogram when the state’s broke. “We hired Gov. Rauner to be the stopgap agains
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
program when the state’s broke. “We hired Gov. Rauner to be the stopgap against bad legislation that came out of the Illinois Legislature. He was the last man between legislation that’s going to move the state forward or move the state back.... Read more
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My Suburban Life
State Rep. Jeanne Ives says she is confident she will be on ballot against Raunerprogram when the state's broke. We hired Gov. Rauner to be the stop-gap against
My Suburban Life / Posted 23 days ago
program when the state's broke. We hired Gov. Rauner to be the stop-gap against bad legislation that came out of the Illinois legislature. He was the last man between legislation that's going to move the state forward, or move the state back.... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Report traces origins of guns used in Chicago crimes to suburbs, nearby statesCherry, who lost two children to gun violence, now works with the Brady Campaig
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
Cherry, who lost two children to gun violence, now works with the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, pushing the Illinois legislature to pass the "Illinois Gun Dealer Licensing Bill," which would provide greater oversight on gun sales,... Read more
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The Hill
States take steps to prevent harassment after reports of ‘pervasive’ cultureunder the new measure, which will get its first hearing next week in Chicago. S
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
under the new measure, which will get its first hearing next week in Chicago. Several women who work in and around the Illinois legislature told The Hill of their experiences being harassed by male legislators and lobbyists. And in Ohio, state... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The one-sentence guide on sexual harassmentWelcome to today’s very short course on sexual harassment. Sexual harassment i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
Welcome to today’s very short course on sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is apparently such a murky concept that the Illinois legislature is considering a bill that would require lawmakers, lobbyists and others in state government to go through... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois should ratify the Equal Rights Amendmentis needed. Illinois is poised to be able to challenge this deplorable situatio
Northwest Herald / Posted 30 days ago
is needed. Illinois is poised to be able to challenge this deplorable situation. Within the next couple of weeks, the Illinois legislature will have the opportunity to vote to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The Amendment would add to the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mom of dying child blasts Illinois' public health director for newborn testing failurescreening before the end of the year. Spencer's son, Kenan Spencer Witczak, wa
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
screening before the end of the year. Spencer's son, Kenan Spencer Witczak, was born in February 2011, after the date the Illinois legislature set as a goal for statewide Krabbe screening. In her September 2015 letter, the Chicago mother described... Read more
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The Telegraph
Sen. Bill Haine, Rep. Jay Hoffman weigh in on levee deregulation effortsproposed rules, which were drafted by IDNR staff, are a response to a non-bindi
The Telegraph / Posted a month ago
proposed rules, which were drafted by IDNR staff, are a response to a non-binding directive passed by the Illinois legislature in 2014, and would effectively prevent the state from controlling how tall levees can be built.... Read more

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