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Judge Bars Full State Worker Pay Without Illinois Budget

Illinois won’t be allowed to pay state workers in full during an ongoing budget impasse.


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Illinois Attorney General is Not Sure About Paying Workers

Attorney General Lisa Madigan raised doubts Monday about Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plan to continue paying state employees even if there’s no budget agreement by Wednesday.


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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.


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Gov Nixon Vetoes Bill on Union Paycheck Deductions

The governor said the bill would have placed “unnecessary burdens on public employees for the purpose of weakening labor organizations.”


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