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Only in Illinois: With strike vote AFSCME, Rauner feud goes from simmer to boil
Feb 24, 2017

When AFSCME Council 31's membership voted to authorize what would be the first state employee str...

AFSCME members authorize Illinois state employee strike, blame Rauner
Feb 23, 2017

For the first time ever in its history, Illinois' largest state employee union has voted to autho...

Enough about President Trump. Here are 12 reasons to get active about Illinois
Feb 21, 2017

While it seems everyone is activated and either cheering or jeering President Trump, there are pl...

Infographic: Union membership in Illinois falls to new low
Feb 20, 2017

The number of Illinois workers who were members of labor unions in 2016 fell to its lowest level ...

Recapping reactions to Rauner's third Illinois Budget Address
Feb 15, 2017

As he has done since taking office three years ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner focused heavily on job crea...

Read the full text of Gov. Rauner's 2017 Illinois Budget Address
Feb 15, 2017

Following is the full transcript of Gov. Bruce Rauner's 2017 Illinois Budget Address Good afte...

What you need to know about the Illinois Senate's property tax freeze
Feb 07, 2017

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

New Missouri law makes Illinois an island in Midwest right-to-work sea
Feb 06, 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' signing on Monday of a right-to-work law gave Illinois business inte...

Cullerton: Senate's grand bargain compromise for Illinois the right thing at the right time
Feb 06, 2017

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

Experts and businesses divided on proposed minimum wage hike
Feb 03, 2017

Editor’s Note: This article about the proposed minimum wage hike is part of an occasional serie...

Rauner an unintentional prophet on Caterpillar HQ move
Feb 01, 2017

News that Caterpillar plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Chicago was devastating to ...

Illinois Senate tax increases: Budget rescue or business killer?
Jan 31, 2017

Editor's Note: This is Part 2 of an occasional series delving into the details and possible effec...

Rauner on Lisa Madigan lawsuit: Do not disrupt the Senate's work
Jan 27, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday questioned whether a motion filed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan s...

Fact-check: Illinois AFL-CIO legislative director points to untraceable data
Jan 26, 2017

Share the Facts Politifact 4 6 Politifact Rating: Businesses are leavin...

Letter to Editor: Do Madigan and Cullerton think we're fools?
Jan 26, 2017

Dear Editor: I don't mean to beat a dead horse but… This is gone from the sublime to the ...


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