GOP not entirely united on Friedrichs case

By   /  November 25, 2015  /  Illinois  /  No Comments

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Illinois Republicans are not in lockstep when it comes to a high visibility labor law case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Libertarians sue to lift pot-related campaign ban

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Illinois  /  No Comments

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Two Libertarians seeking state office are suing the state over its prohibition on campaign contributions from the medical marijuana industry.

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Task force drafting downsizing plan

By   /  November 20, 2015  /  Illinois  /  No Comments

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A task force aimed at the Illinois local government glut began shaping its report to the governor and legislature Thursday as members approved nine proposals.

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Rauner reaches labor deals, but still in fight with AFSCME

By   /  November 19, 2015  /  Illinois  /  No Comments


Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration on Wednesday announced it has reached new four-year deals with several trade unions, as well as with Service Employees International Union Local 1 of Chicago and the International Union of United Food and Commercial Workers.

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Chicago argues its pension deal unlike failed state law

By   /  November 18, 2015  /  Illinois  /  No Comments

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Lawyers for Chicago and two of its struggling pension funds on Tuesday argued the city’s effort to shore up those funds is legal because the plan guarantees future funding and provides security for participants.

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Rauner: State to suspend accepting Syrian refugees

By   /  November 17, 2015  /  Illinois  /  No Comments

Lesley Nickus, Illinois News Network

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday announced Illinois is putting a hold on accepting any new refugees from Syria.

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