Keith Wheeler
Wheeler named assistant House GOP leader

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Veteran lawmaker Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) has been appointed as an assistant.

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Pritzker signs pay-raise law for cabinet members

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a law allowing him to pay 15.

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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 parents get decades in child’s starvation death

JERSEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois father and stepmother will spend decades in prison in.

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Three Chicago officers acquitted of coverup in Laquan McDonald shooting

CHICAGO (UPI) — A judge found three Chicago police officers not guilty Thursday on charges that.

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Trump blocks Pelosi trip as tensions mount over U.S. government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Donald Trump’s conflict with Democrats over a partial U.S. government shutdown.

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Federal judge rejects citizenship question on 2020 census

NEW YORK (UPI) — A Federal judge ordered Tuesday that the Trump administration remove a question.

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Democrats celebrate crop of new governors who took GOP seats

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats are celebrating capturing governor’s offices in seven states previously led.

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Macedonia parliament approves name change

SKOPJE, Macedonia (UPI) — Macedonia’s Parliament gave its final approval to change the Balkan nation’s name.

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New Illinois governor uses own money to hike staff salaries

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois’ incoming billionaire governor has announced plans to use his own money.