As Illinois pension problems worsen, here’s what legislators will take home

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Budget + Tax, Illinois, News, Pensions  /  No Comments

SPRINGFIELD – While Illinois politicians wrestle with how to tame the state’s ballooning pension shortfall, some of those leaving elected […]

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Minimum wage increase passes committee

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Illinois, Jobs + Growth, News  /  No Comments

SPRINGFIELD — After passing committee, the next step for a proposal to increase Illinois’ minimum wage is possible passage on […]

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Veto session could see further discussion of ‘Uber Bill’

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

As legislators prepare to head into veto session this week, the list of issues to discuss include two bills that would set restrictions on ridesharing companies.

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Veto session could see further discussion of ‘Uber Bill’

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

As legislators prepare to head into veto session this week, the list of issues to discuss include two bills that would set restrictions on ridesharing companies.

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Entrepreneur paints sad Illinois picture

By   /  November 17, 2014  /  Illinois, Jobs + Growth, News  /  No Comments

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Colby Geiser started a business from scratch in 2003. He now has 85 employees and more than $6 million in annual sales. Many would say he’s living the American Dream. But Geiser says he’s experiencing the Illinois nightmare.

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Is 2015 the year for school choice in Illinois?

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  Education, Illinois, Media, Video, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Illinois governor-elect Bruce Rauner has made it clear schools are his top priority.

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