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Fact-check: Are Rauner's grandparents immigrants?
Oct 15, 2017

This article was originally published on the Better Government Association website on Septemb...

Comptroller Mendoza urges override of Rauner's veto on Debt Transparency Act
Aug 22, 2017

Don’t taxpayers deserve to know how much debt the state has run up in their names? Governor B...

Illinois governor signs law to honor Barack Obama's birthday
Aug 07, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — The home state of former President Barack Obama will commemorate his birthday un...

2 Illinois House Republicans won't seek 2018 re-election
Aug 04, 2017

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Two Republican legislators won't seek re-election next year. State Rep. B...

Madigan is nation's only House speaker to also serve as state party chair
Aug 01, 2017

As part of the ongoing feud between Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael ...

Updates: Illinois lawmakers negotiations for school funding break down, showdown likely
Jul 31, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' efforts to approve school funding le...

Illinois lawmakers question DCFS officials on toddler's death
Jul 26, 2017

CHICAGO — Members of a joint state House and Senate committee questioned officials of the Illin...

Illinois lawmakers head to Springfield for school funding special session
Jul 26, 2017

By Sophia Tareen | AP  SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers head to the state Capitol Wednesday...

Miller: Why Rauner's top, most loyal political aide had to leave
Jul 24, 2017

In the end, Mike "Z" Zolnierowicz had only one choice. Gov. Bruce Rauner’s top political lieute...

Moody's: Illinois avoids 'junk' credit, but risks remain
Jul 20, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — A major credit rating agency says Illinois' rating won't be lowered to "junk" bu...

15 good government reforms Illinois lawmakers approved this session
Jul 19, 2017

The Illinois General Assembly approved more than a dozen pieces of legislation the Better Governm...

How much will the Illinois governor's mansion cost this time?
Jul 18, 2017

The second quarter fundraising and spending numbers are finally in for (most of) Illinois' 20...

After 2 years, Illinois has a budget—and higher income taxes
Jul 06, 2017

The Illinois House on Thursday managed to scrape together the necessary amount of votes to over...

Illinois House may want to rethink voting on the budget today
Jul 06, 2017

In the last week, some fast-moving developments arrived under the cover of the long July 4 weeken...

Miller: Radogno was a rarity in Illinois politics
Jul 03, 2017

Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno was the first ever female leader of a state legislativ...


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