Barbara Flynn Currie

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Quinn Urges House Democrats to Support Tax Hike

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn tried Monday to persuade House Democrats to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase to avoid what he says would be “savage” budget cuts.

05/20/2014

Update: Battle Lines Drawn on Illinois Concealed Carry

Gun control advocates urged Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to quickly appeal the ruling.

12/12/2012

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Illinoisans To Decide On Constitutional Amendment Next Tuesday

A constitutional amendment is on the ballot which, if it passes, would require a three-fifths vote from the governing body to increase benefits.

10/29/2012

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IL Unions Say Proposal Mirrors Wisconsin’s

Hundreds were in Springfield Thursday to say bills in the Illinois legislature mirror what’s happening in neighboring states.

04/09/2011

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