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Illinois to Ask Voters About Taxing Millionaires

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.

07/29/2014

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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

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Ill. Comptroller: Obama Library Should be Privately Funded

Judy Baar Topinka says she currently has more than $5 billion worth of unpaid bills sitting on her desk.

05/19/2014

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Madigan: Budget Vote Helps with Tax Increase

Illinois powerful House speaker says a vote on Democrats’ 2015 budget, will help to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase.

05/14/2014

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Search Warrants Issued for Lawmaker’s Home, Office

Authorities say federal search warrants have been executed at the Elgin home and office of state Rep. Keith Farnham.

03/14/2014

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Illinois Governor Signs Pension Overhaul Into Law

The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.

12/05/2013

Illinois Capitol

Illinois Lawmakers OK Plan to Fix $100B Pension Crisis

The House voted 62-53 in favor of the plan, sending it to Gov. Pat Quinn, who has said he will sign it. The Senate approved the measure 30-24 just minutes earlier.

12/03/2013

Illinois Capitol

Illinois Legislators Reach Pension Deal

After more than five months of work, Illinois’ legislative leaders announced Wednesday they’ve reached a deal to help solve the state’s $100 billion pension problem, considered the nation’s worst.

11/27/2013

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Illinois House To Convene Next Week On Pensions

Illinois House lawmakers are expected to gather in Springfield next week to approve a possible solution to the state’s roughly $100 billion pension crisis.

11/26/2013

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Judge Sets Sept. Arguments in Lawmaker Pay Suit

Cook County Circuit Judge said oral arguments will be presented Sept. 18 for the lawsuit filed by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton.

08/06/2013

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