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petersburg

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Petersburg Comm. Fire Protection District Paying 3x Fair Market Value for New Building

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Petersburg Mayor John Stiltz told WTAX’s Ray Lytle Show that the building, purchased by the Petersburg Community Fire Protection District for $320,000, is valued at far less than that.

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

A Special Session Could Cost The State Thousands

Political experts say a special session will cost the state money it does not have. Political Science Professor Kent Redfield…

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Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

State Treasurer Not Surprised by Illinois Credit Downgrade

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The recent decrease in Illinois’ bond rating is the result of legislators failing to restructure pensions before the end of the legislative session on May 31, says State Treasurer Dan Rutherford, now a Republican candidate for governor.

rauner

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Bruce Rauner Running For Illinois Governor

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Now we have two Republican candidates running for governor. Bruce Rauner entered today (Wednesday) with a video on his website.

ballot

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

GOP Candidate for 13th Congressional District Announces Bid

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A onetime Miss America from Urbana wants to take her skills to Washington, D. C. Erika Harold is doing it…

municipalcenter

Tuesday, June 4, 201306/04/2013

Springfield to Sue Chatham; Kidzeum’s City Funding Snagged on State Money

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Chatham brought its own water plant online last year and stopped receiving service from City Water Light and Power in May of last year. But that ran afoul of the village’s contract, which was set to expire in July of this year.

Sangamon County Complex

Tuesday, June 4, 201306/04/2013

Next Step Taken in 10th Street Rail Project

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The Sangamon County Board approved a resolution that creates an intergovernmental agreement with the county, city of Springfield and the Illinois Department of Transportation.

gun

Tuesday, June 4, 201306/04/2013

New Deadline to Sign Concealed Carry: July 9

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The Illinois attorney general’s office says the federal appellate court has given the state an extra 30 days to lift its ban on concealed weapons.

chicago

Tuesday, June 4, 201306/04/2013

Illinois GOP Announces Chicago Recruitment Campaign

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Illinois Republicans are seeing opportunity where their fortunes are the worst.

Tuesday, June 4, 201306/04/2013

Quinn Prepared to Call Special Session

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Governor Pat Quinn says he’s prepared to call lawmakers into special session so they can hash out a deal on pension reform.