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Illinois News Network and their reporters represent Illinois as the taxpayers' watchdog, exposing the way government really works in Springfield.

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Pritzker orders immediate jobs study for emerging industries in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Illinois’ new governor wants to have a road map, by.

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Illinois to issue February food stamp benefits this week

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Those on food stamps in Illinois should get next month’s.

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$2 billion Illinois rail project falls behind high-speed targets

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Amtrak riders are still waiting for higher train speeds along.

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Lawmakers again elect Madigan as House Speaker

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — For the 18th time in the past 36 years, members of.

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Illinois congressional delegation to shrink after 2020 Census

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Continued population loss means Illinois will have to say goodbye to.

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Illinois food banks rush to distribute 315,000 gallons of milk

SPRINGFIELD/DAVENPORT, Ia. (Illinois News Network) — There will be no shortage of milk for hungry families.

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State proposes regulations on hemp crops

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Illinois farmers are one step closer to growing hemp. The.

Brad Cole Illinois Municipal League
Taxpayers foot bill for village officials’ spouses to attend conference

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A review of tax dollars that officials from local governments.

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OP-ED: Holiday shopping and the sales tax Scrooge

The average American will spend around $800 on gifts this Christmas. But making those holiday.

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Bill to clear some past marijuana convictions gets new support

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A ranking member of the Illinois Senate has picked up a.