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Springfield, IL

Illinois Supreme Court Won’t Hear Term Limits Appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday not to immediately consider whether voters should get a chance to limit terms for state legislators.

07/18/2014

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Report: Banning Soda from Food Stamps Doesn’t Help Obesity Rates

The Illinois Public Health Institute believes that eliminating sugary drinks from the food stamp program would help obesity rates. But a recent report shows that is false.

05/05/2014

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Missouri Senate, House Committees Pass Boeing Incentives

The Senate bill passed with only two Senators opposing the measure. The House bill passed unanimously.

12/04/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Special Session Convenes Today on Boeing Incentives

At the special session, Nixon is expected to ask the General Assembly to pass legislation granting Boeing up to $150 million in incentives.

12/02/2013

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Bill Dealing with Illinois Public Pensions Moves Forward

A union leader calls it the “wrong medicine” and suggests it won’t matter.

04/18/2012

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Lawmakers Call for More Scrutiny on Economic Development Projects

House committee members investigating failed Mamtek project approved a bill placing greater due diligence standards on officials investigating future economic development projects.

03/06/2012

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Calls for a Cap on State Spending

Future state spending would be capped under a measure passed by the House Budget Committee Wednesday.

01/13/2012

Jefferson City, MO

Down To The Wire For MO Lawmakers

Tax incentives among issues still unresolved on last day of session.

05/13/2011

Last Minute Budget Proposals Announced in Illinois

State must raise taxes, cut spending, or both.

01/11/2011

Ill. Dems ready for tax hike push

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois legislators are taking a break before Democrats push forward on a major income tax increase.

01/07/2011