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Illinois Republican Skeptical On Special Session

“As much as I think it would be nice to say we’ve got an agreement on pension reform, I don’t think that realistically [is] going to happen,” Tom Cross said


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Illinois Ponders Recycling Plastic Bags

Illinois manufacturing and commerce groups are supporting a statewide plastic bag recycling program.



IL House Committee OK’s Anti-Abortion Measures

Rules would include requirement that women view ultrasound before getting abortion


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Quinn Wants Probe Of Voting ‘Monkey Business’

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) Gov. Pat Quinn, after losing some high-profile votes at the Capitol, has launched an attack against a longstanding but ethically shaky tradition in the Illinois Legislature: lawmakers and staff voting for members […]


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Illinois Freshman Lawmakers Endure Rookie Hazing

Rookies representing their first bills have to stand before an entire legislative chamber and calmly respond to ridiculous questions and dark insinuations.


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Illinois Lawmaker Pay Cut

Cut their own pay by about $7,000 a year


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Tanning Salon Ban Fails in Illinois House

The bill would have prevented those under 18 from using a tanning salon, even with parental consent – which is currently required by law.


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