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  • Illinois Senate to hold hearing on freezing property taxes

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate will consider a proposed property tax freeze when the chamber reconvenes for the first time since the regular legisl ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Kirk to donate $10,000 contribution from Hastert to charity

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is donating a $10,000 campaign contribution he received from former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to charity.
    June 5, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • House advances workers’ comp bill, hosts heated debate

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Democrats touted Thursday what they called a compromise over the budget impasse with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. But the plan ...
    June 5, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • State planes used by Illinois officials grounded in cost-cutting move

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Dozens of state employees and top Illinois officials will be affected by Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to ground the state's airplan ...
    June 4, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Illinois House committee OKs workers' compensation changes

    SPRINGFIELD — An Illinois House committee controlled by Democrats has endorsed changes to state law requiring employers to pay medical costs for injur ...
    June 4, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Illinois doctors group wants Gov. Bruce Rauner to veto hepatitis C bill

    CHICAGO — With three out of four Americans who are infected unaware they have hepatitis C, Illinois lawmakers last month approved a measure to fight w ...
    June 4, 2015 - 1:17 pm
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