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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

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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

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

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Illinois Named Nation’s Fourth Most Corrupt State

Missouri did not make the top 10.

06/22/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Quinn Approves Plan to Fund Illinois Poison Center

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed on to a plan to keep the Illinois Poison Center open after it has seen a number of budget cuts in recent years.

06/19/2014

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Study: The Safest States for Teen Drivers

Illinois is number 3 on the list, while Missouri is number 42.

06/18/2014

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

Quinn to Sign Illinois Medicaid Cuts Restoration

In 2012, funding for adult dental and podiatry services was cut to save money.

06/16/2014

Get Covered Illinois

Illinois Health Campaign Among Nation’s Costliest

President Barack Obama’s home state agreed to spend $33 million in federal money promoting his health care law.

06/12/2014

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Illinois Lawmakers OK Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

The legislation now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn, who supports an increase.

05/28/2014

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Illinois Lawmakers Shoot Down So-Called ‘Soda Tax’

An Illinois House committee has rejected a proposed tax on sweetened drinks that supporters say would help fight obesity.

05/27/2014

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