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The Illinois Policy Institute's new Michael Madigan documentary,"Madigan: Power, Privilege, Politics," will serve as a significant
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Recommended: 20 must-try restaurants along Illinois Route 66 No press is bad press All this adds up to a raft of free publicity
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Proft has partnered with Brian Timpone, the former CEO of troubled local news service provider, Journatic, LLC, to produce
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Michael Lucci, director of jobs and growth at the Illinois Policy Institute and Frank Manzo, the policy director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute wrote about their thoughts on unions, workers, manufacturing and construction in Illinois at Reboot Illinois.
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Scott Reeder from the Illinois Policy Institute also has a question for Gov. Pat Quinn post-election: Why do you not tip
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Conservative leaders criticized Rauner last week after he skipped an Illinois Right to Life (ILRTL) dinner to attend a pro-choice gala for the ACLU. Rauner reiterated his pro-choice position on abortion Monday at a North Shore women's group.
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Turns out that Illinois state employees are among the highest paid, though Illinois does not top the list even among Midwestern states. But Illinois also has the fewest state employees per capita of all states. We break it all down in today's infographic. You be the judge of what constitutes "overpaid."
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Republican gubernatorial candidates Dan Rutherford and Kirk Dillard used social media over the long holiday weekend to preview their running mate choices.
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Republicans this year are giddy about their chances for retaking the governorship for the first time since Rod Blagojevich's victory in 2002.
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Illinois has never seen a candidate for governor like Republican hopeful Bruce Rauner. The Chicago venture capitalist has nearly endless wealth he could put into his campaign. He has no experience in elected office.
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Gov. Pat Quinn and his opponent, Bill Daley, are fully sparring now over cronyism as this Daley says Quinn's nomination to the Chicago Transit Authority of Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli violates the spirit of a law that doesn't allow some board nominees to get multiple government salaries.
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Well, just in time for the Illinois State Fair campaigning, the sniping has begun between Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and his opponent, Bill Daley.
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METRA CONTINUED The Metra board chairman portrayed by former CEO Alex Clifford as a pawn of House Speaker Michael Madigan
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VETO PEN Three weeks ago Gov. Pat Quinn used his amendatory veto power to eliminate funding for lawmaker salaries after they
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"NOT SINCE GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH..." House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton begin their lawsuit
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DALEY OFFICIALLY IN Maybe it was a foregone conclusion, but Bill Daley today made his run for governor official, filing paperwork
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7. After flirting with running for Attorney General, House Republican Leader Tom Cross finds he will face competition for
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LAWSUITS HAMMER SMALL BUSINESS Speaking of jobs and business in Illinois, Illinois lawsuit watchdog Travis Akin sounds off
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SPOTLIGHT ON INCOME TAX Jan. 1, 2015, is D-Day for Illinois' income tax. That's when most of the 2011 temporary income tax
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"(T)he point -- the entire purpose -- of the proposal is to raise and spend more money. Graduated rates would make it far