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  • Rauner says state must curb union powers, lower salaries

    Rauner says state must curb union powers, lower salaries
    Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that Illinois must curb government union powers and reduce spending on state employees' salaries and benefits, stepping up what labor leaders said is an attempt to "vilify" workers ahead of the Republican's first major policy speech.
  • Aurora approves new contracts with three unions

     Aurora approves new contracts with three unions
    The city of Aurora this week approved new contracts for three key city unions. The contracts with two units of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, and with the Association of Professional Police Officers were...

    Speak Out, Jan. 29: 'Please, Bruce, don't leave out police, fire and teacher union contracts'

    There is a player on the Seattle Seahawks football team who virtually refuses to speak to the media. Now mind you, without the media, the extravaganza known as the “Super Bowl” wouldn’t be one of the largest annually promoted events in...

    Northampton County Executive Brown takes off the gloves

    Northampton County Executive Brown takes off the gloves
    In his first year as Northampton County executive, John Brown has been sued by the county controller, criticized by the president judge and told he was making a mess of things by the district attorney. Add to that the bag of coal he got for Christmas...

    Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid

    Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid
    Gov. Larry Hogan outlined a budget plan Thursday that would cut school aid to Baltimore and state workers' pay but preserve — at least for now — funding for two light rail lines. The new Republican governor said his budget — with...