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Rauner Wins Labor Fight; Illinois House Fails OverrideGov. Bruce Rauner won a victory over a Democratic majority Wednesday when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of legislation designed to prevent a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.
Rauner Praises House Vote to Block Lawmaker Pay Raise
Ill. House To Keep On WorkingSpeaker Michael Madigan says lawmakers to be in "continuous session" past Sunday.
Multiple DUI Offenders Could Have Another Chance at DrivingSome lawmakers say there are some drivers who should have driving privileges.
Ill. Moves Closer to Allowing Cameras in Nursing Home RoomsThe measure, which now moves to the Illinois Senate, would allow families to pay for installation of video equipment in residents' rooms.
Mike Bost Says TV Ad Using Rant Isn't Hurting Campaign - It May Be HelpingIllinois Congressional candidate Mike Bost's oposition is using his rant on the Illinois House floor in their TV ad, but is it hindering or helping Bost?
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.
House Panel OKs $100M Lure for Obama LibraryIllinois House committee is endorsing a speaker's plan to offer a $100 million incentive for Barack Obama's presidential library to Illinois.
Ill. Same-Sex Marriage Vote Could Come This Week“A lot of people in the LGBT community, we’re Christians,” says organizer Scott Cross. “We’re people of faith. We’re your neighbors, your friends, sons, daughters, and families.”
Clergy Letter Asks Ill. House to OK Gay MarriageThe Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill.
Illinois Offers Tax Breaks to Lure Archer Daniels MidlandAt 10 a.m. Tuesday, an Illinois House committee will hold a hearing about offering ADM a ten percent break on utility taxes for three decades as well as an income tax credit.
Illinois Legislature Sends Medical Marijuana Bill to Gov. QuinnThe 35-21 Senate vote was much less narrow than a 61-57 vote in the Illinois House last month.
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