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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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Pritzker seeks higher salaries to attract top cabinet talent

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers on Monday backed initiatives pushed by Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker, including.

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State proposes regulations on hemp crops

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

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Continued out-migration from Illinois could mean dire consequences

DECATUR (Heartland Newsfeed) — When it comes to Illinois’ shrinking population, the numbers reported don’t.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Pensions keep Illinois in fiscal turmoil

Goodbye to Illinois’ $130 billion pension hole. Now it’s $133 billion. And getting deeper. Sometimes.

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OP-ED: Two wrongs don’t make a right in ‘Fight for $15’ debate

The “Fight for $15” an hour is back in Illinois, although it’s not likely to.

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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.

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COMMENTARY: Threats of violence have no place in politics

(Heartland Newsfeed) — The lame duck session of the Illinois General Assembly got incredibly ugly.

Batinick says it’s “time for Madigan to go”

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) asks for voters to consider the.

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KUHL: Democrat-supporting student has faith in Bourne

Now more than ever, I am concerned about the growing political divide in our country.