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McConchie proposes giving comptroller authority to delay lawmaker pay
Mar 24, 2017

Following a Cook County judge’s ruling Thursday that state lawmakers must be paid despite there...

Legalizing marijuana in Illinois faces political hurdles, many questions
Mar 24, 2017

NOTE: We're holding a virtual town hall meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, with experts on thi...

A Chicago alderman compares Donald Trump’s deportation policy to Hitler’s. Does this hit the mark?
Mar 23, 2017

This article also appears on the website of PolitiFact Illinois, an exclusive partnership between...

Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing, taxing recreational marijuana amid budget woes
Mar 22, 2017

Two Democratic lawmakers have proposed legalizing, regulating and taxing recreational marijuana i...

The cursive question: Illinois rep says it should make a comeback. Should it?
Mar 22, 2017

Learning cursive can be... Are you a fan or foe of cursive? Illinois state Rep. Chris...

Better Government Association seeks new FOIA frontier on sports agency
Mar 21, 2017

SPRINGFIELD -- In a case with the potential to redefine the reach of state open records law, the ...

Poll: Bruce Rauner catching up to Michael Madigan in disapproval ratings
Mar 19, 2017

You may have heard about a recent Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll which found that Gov. B...

Only in Illinois: Rauner-Mendoza feud intensifies, voter registration bill moves ahead
Mar 17, 2017

This week in Illinois politics kicked off with new escalation in the bitter feud between Gov. Bru...

Gutierrez says 'hundreds of Republican amendments' were a part of Obamacare
Mar 16, 2017

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Roskam says Obama admin the first to never see 3% annual GDP growth
Mar 16, 2017

Share the Facts Politifact 2 7 Politifact Rating: Mostly True ...

Hey Indiana lawmakers: Thanks for nothing!!!
Mar 16, 2017

Two years ago Indiana was in the middle of a level five political hurricane called RFRA. A few ye...

Automatic voter registration in Illinois gets a second try
Mar 15, 2017

Proponents of automatic voter registration in Illinois are trying again with a new bill they say ...

What's behind the struggle to fund Chicago Public Schools' teacher pensions?
Mar 15, 2017

(Editor’s Note: This is part of an occasional series delving into the details and possible effe...

Campaign email shows Team Rauner's tone deafness to budget disaster
Mar 14, 2017

OPINION SPRINGFIELD -- On Saturday, I read in The State Journal-Register that the Wells Center...

Reeder to Rauner: It's time to stand for something
Mar 13, 2017

SPRINGFIELD – There is an old Marine saying that goes something like this: Lead, follow or get ...


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