Shakman: Monitor not political, but patronage Is

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

The man whose actions have again brought federal oversight to governmental hiring in Illinois says his actions aren’t election-year politics, […]

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Illinois House candidate experiences touch screen problem while voting

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

Imagine going to the polls and using a touchscreen voting machine to cast your ballot and as you select your choice, you notice it was flipped to something else. That’s exactly what happened to State Representative candidate Jim Moynihan earlier this week.

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State Rep. candidate experiences touch screen problem while voting

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

Imagine going to the polls and using a touchscreen voting machine to cast your ballot and as you select your choice, you notice it was flipped to something else. That’s exactly what happened to State Representative candidate Jim Moynihan earlier this week.

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Local schools feel pinch of drop in education spending

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Education, Illinois, News  /  No Comments

A new study reveals Illinois’ recent education-funding decrease is amongst the worst in the nation.

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Cook County ballot box tries to cast GOP votes for Democrats

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Illinois, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

AP photo

 
By Paul Miller
CHICAGO — Early Voting in Illinois got off to its typical start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats.
Republican state representative candidate Jim Moynihan went to vote Monday at the Schaumburg Public Library.
“I tried to cast a vote for myself and instead it cast the vote for [...]

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Majority of Illinoisans support minimum wage hike

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  Illinois, Jobs + Growth, News  /  No Comments

The effort to increase the wage has support across party lines, with 85 percent of Democrats, 57 percent of independents and 29 percent of Republican respondents in support of the increase.

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