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  • Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate

    Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate
    Democrats boosted their already strong majorities in the state House and Senate on Tuesday, taking advantage of new legislative boundaries they drew over the protests of frustrated Republicans. House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John...
  • Attorney general aide: U. of I. flouting law

    Attorney general aide: U. of I. flouting law
    As a student reporter at the Daily Illini newspaper, Jennifer Wheeler tried to use the state's open records law last May to get the results of class evaluations filled out by students. In six weeks, she will graduate from the Urbana-Champaign campus...
  • Backlogs, leniency on new public records law

    Backlogs, leniency on new public records law
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan has used her broad new authority over public records disputes to whittle at Illinois' long-standing culture of secrecy, but lax enforcement and a suffocating backlog of cases have left many citizens waiting in vain for the...
  • Many find their way into state's higher education pension system

    For a few days' work proctoring exams in 1999 at a Downstate community college, Raymond Roskos Jr. earned $364. He'll be paid much more later. That brief service in the state higher education system is all it took to qualify Roskos to eventually draw a...
  • Years in review

     
    CapitolView -- WSEC-TV Springfield: Ray Long of the Tribune's Springfield bureau joins Charlie Wheeler of the University of Illinois at Springfield's Public Affairs Reporting Program, Illinois Radio Network's Melissa Hahn and moderator Jamey Dunn from...
  • U. of I. tuition to go up 6.9 percent this fall

    University of Illinois trustees today approved a 6.9 percent tuition increase for the fall. New students at the Urbana-Champaign campus will pay $11,104 a year in tuition, while UIC students will pay $9,764 and students at the Springfield campus will...
  • Len Small: Perhaps the dirtiest Illinois governor of them all

    Len Small: Perhaps the dirtiest Illinois governor of them all
    Illinois voters have a weak track record. Or maybe we pick honest people who quickly get corrupted once in power. Or maybe we're just unlucky. The facts are these: Since 1900, we have elected 20 men as the state's chief executive. Six of them —...
  • Former U. of I. president to teach at Springfield campus

    Former U. of I. president to teach at Springfield campus
    Former University of Illinois President Michael Hogan will be assigned to the university’s smallest campus in Springfield when he returns next year from a sabbatical. In his role as a history professor, Hogan will be required to teach two classes...
  • Chicago area has most corruption convictions in nation, UIC study says

    Chicago area has most corruption convictions in nation, UIC study says
    The Chicago area logged the most public corruption convictions of any federal jurisdiction in the United States during the past 36 years, according to a report released today by the University of Illinois at Chicago. Federal prosecutors secured a total...
  • 'Little Red Guard' author Wen Huang has come to terms with his father, and with China

    'Little Red Guard' author Wen Huang has come to terms with his father, and with China
    Wen Huang suggested we go to Chinatown. Initially, the idea seemed gauche, kitschy, stereotypical — the last place in Chicago you would want to meet a local writer whose thoughtful new memoir recounts his childhood in China. Indeed, to anyone...
  • 2 teachers union lobbyists teach for a day to qualify for hefty pensions

    2 teachers union lobbyists teach for a day to qualify for hefty pensions
    Two lobbyists with no prior teaching experience were allowed to count their years as union employees toward a state teacher pension once they served a single day of subbing in 2007, a Tribune/WGN-TV investigation has found. Steven Preckwinkle, the...