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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...

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...

Chicago Public Schools sues state over 'discriminatory' school funding
Feb 14, 2017

Chicago Public Schools along with five minority families with children in the district filed suit...

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...

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...

Property taxes need cutting because they drive people out of Illinois
Feb 03, 2017

 Property taxes are hurting Illinois families and each day that goes by without tax relief - the...

School funding commissioners strive for both "adequate" and "equitable" formula
Feb 01, 2017

Editor's Note: This is part of an occasional series delving into the details and possible effect...

Report: State's diminished funding damaging Illinois higher education
Jan 27, 2017

Illinois’ drain on higher education funding is having a nearly irreversible effect on the state...

Lawmakers, biz groups, unions react to Rauner's State of the State Address
Jan 25, 2017

Reactions and responses to Gov. Bruce Rauner's 2017 State of the State Address Gov. Bruc...

Full text: Gov. Rauner's 2017 State of the State Address
Jan 25, 2017

Following is a transcript of Gov. Bruce Rauner's 2017 State of the State Address Good afternoo...

High school senior says he hopes to inspire change through school board run
Jan 24, 2017

For the first time in decades, it appears that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan has to work to...

Infographic: Sorry state of the state of Illinois in 2017
Jan 23, 2017

New Reboot Illinois graphic below highlights Illinois' challenges as Gov. Bruce Rauner prepares ...

Only in Illinois: Rauner's Chicago State action a sign of hope for Illinois colleges
Jan 20, 2017

A year ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner sharply criticized the financially and academically struggling Chic...


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