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  • Open Thread: The Week in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Federal judges uphold Democratic map for General Assembly

    Federal judges uphold Democratic map for General Assembly
    A three-judge federal court panel today rejected the final arguments raised in a lawsuit by Republican leaders challenging the new Democratic-drawn map for Illinois General Assembly districts. Democrats, who control both chambers in the state...
  • Illinois high court to rule on $31B public works program

    The Illinois Supreme Court is expected to decide today the constitutionality of Gov. Pat Quinn's showcase $31 billion public works program, with an adverse ruling likely to throw a state in financial turmoil into even deeper disarray. Sinking in billions...
  • Feds say no to Quinn on tightening Medicaid proof

    Illinois wanted to tighten up the way it reviews whether people are eligible for Medicaid coverage, but the Obama administration has refused to go along, an action a state Republican leader called “absolutely ridiculous.” One of the long-...
  • Illinois Republicans sue over Democrat-drawn remap

    Illinois Republicans sue over Democrat-drawn remap
    The state’s top Republican legislative leaders today led the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging a Democratic-drawn remapping of the state’s House and Senate districts, alleging it unfairly discriminates against African Americans and...
  • Quinn wants unions back at table on McCormick Place changes

    Quinn wants unions back at table on McCormick Place changes
    Gov. Pat Quinn today tried to pressure McCormick Place union leaders back to the negotiating table to consider work-rule changes, saying he'll call lawmakers back to Springfield in September to act if an agreement can't be reached. The changes, put in...
  • Illinois Republicans dream big at state fair rally

    Illinois Republicans dream big at state fair rally
    Illinois Republicans dreamed big during a rally at the Illinois State Fair today, predicting the shaky economy that haunts Democratic President Barack Obama will turn into GOP success at the polls in 2012. GOP leaders talked about putting Illinois "in...
  • Quinn wants deep cuts, $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike for Medicaid

    Quinn wants deep cuts, $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike for Medicaid
    Gov. Pat Quinn today outlined his plan to overhaul the state’s health care system for the poor, an approach that includes a $1-a-pack hike in cigarette taxes coupled with deep cuts that will sharply curtail services. The governor repeatedly has...
  • Republicans slam Democrats on anniversary of Illinois tax hike

    Republicans slam Democrats on anniversary of Illinois tax hike
    It’s been one year since Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn signed off on a 67 percent income tax rate increase and Republican legislative leaders didn’t let the milestone pass in silence, gathering Thursday to warn that the temporary hike will...
  • Edward Derwinski dies at 85; first VA secretary

    Edward Derwinski dies at 85; first VA secretary
    Edward Derwinski, who represented Chicago's south side and adjoining suburbs in Congress for nearly a quarter-century before becoming the nation's first secretary of Veterans Affairs, died Sunday of cancer at a nursing home in Oak Brook, Ill., his...
  • State deal reached to keep Tinley mental health center, other facilities open for time being

    State deal reached to keep Tinley mental health center, other facilities open for time being
    SPRINGFIELD — Tinley Park Mental Health Center and six other state facilities would stay open in the short term and nearly 1,900 layoffs would be avoided under a deal struck Monday night, according to leading Democrats and Republicans. The outline...