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Quinn: Come together

Governor: Time for Dems to be a team

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Madigan awaits pension details

Speaker: Only “meaningful” solution will get a vote

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Quinn won’t get Durbin’s nod yet

Won’t explicit endorse Gov. Quinn

Farm Bill, Food Stamps and Sen. Durbin

Despite the House voting to cut funding to food stamps, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says the fight is not…

Ex-U of I Band Head Charged with Theft

Champaign County prosecutors have filed felony theft charges against the former director of the University of Illinois Bands for allegedly…

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Mayor Emanuel, Sen. Kirk Respond to Chicago Shooting

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in his first comments after a crowded park was sprayed with bullets, says the violence has…

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Henson Robinson Receives Accreditation from AZA

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums has given the Henson Robinson Zoo accreditation. The AZA won’t shut a zoo down…

Same-Sex Marriage Rally at the Capitol

State lawmakers returning to Springfield for veto session next month can expect a large, loud greeting: a “March on Springfield”…

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Reporters’ Shield Law May be Tested

A suburban Chicago reporter has been found in contempt for failing to disclose how he got confidential police reports

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Eliminate Gas Tax?

Two state representatives are introducing legislation to remove the sales tax Illinois places on gasoline.

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US Rep. Davis: OK With Lawsuit Against Obama

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Whether President Obama winds up at the defense table or not, one of Illinois' Republican Congressmen is defending the move to sue him

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Audit: State Wait Times for Nursing Care Claims 3 Months

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Audit finds may seeking state-paid nursing home care have been waiting more than 90 days for a decision on their cases

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The Fix for Illinois in 98 Steps

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Ex-lawmaker, ex-revenue chief co-write new book

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State Fairgrounds Repairs Are Ongoing

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IHPA is also short of cash

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A New Law Will Support Community Health Workers

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