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Durbin: Federally Funded Road Projects in Illinois Could be Halted

The U.S. Senate left D.C. for its week-long 4th of July break without voting on a bill that would replenish the fund for six months, with a price tag of $9 billion.

06/30/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Demonstrators rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. The court heard from lawyers on both sides of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, a case that may determine whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 allows a for-profit corporation to deny its employees the health coverage of contraceptives to which the employees are otherwise entitled by federal law, based on the religious objections of the corporation's owners. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby

The case weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.

06/30/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signs House Bill 3939 while Scott Air Force Base commander Col. Kyle Kremer, his children Miklayla (16) and Abbey (12) and Lt. Governor Sheila Simon, look on during ceremonies at Mascoutah High School in Mascoutah, Illinois on June 28, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Illinois Law Helps Military Families

Gov. Quinn signs bill in Mascoutah, with Scott Air Force Base families looking on

06/29/2014

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V.A. Centers Grapple With Influx Of Women

Associated Press reporter checks on Illinois facilities

06/28/2014

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Pension Ruling May Have to Wait Until Next Year

A ruling on whether Illinois’ pension overhaul law is constitutional could be delayed until next year.

06/27/2014

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Missouri to Allow Single-Bottle Beer Sales

In six months, you’ll no longer have to buy a six-pack.

06/27/2014

Mark Reardon - weekdays 2-4pm

The Mark Reardon Show – 6/26/14 – Bill McDermott, Steve Stenger, Jeff Rainford

The United States loses 1-0 to Germany, but still advances to the Round of 16 after Portugal defeated Ghana 2-1. How big was this and what is next for the US Men’s team? Bill McDermott […]

06/26/2014

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Missouri Judge Hearing Ballot Measure Challenges

Lawsuits are challenging the ballot summaries for measures that would enhance the right to bear arms and impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax for transportation projects.

06/26/2014

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Ann Wagner Appointed to Senior Deputy Whip Team

Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise (LA-01) today named Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02) to serve on the Senior Deputy Whip Team.

06/26/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Gov. Quinn Dismisses Rauner Business Plan

Gov. Pat Quinn is brushing off proposals by Republican challenger Bruce Rauner that call for ending some corporate tax breaks and “special deals” he claims are unfair to families.

06/26/2014