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  • Democrats shelve Rauner plan to privatize business creation

    House Democrats have abandoned Gov. Bruce Rauner's idea to privatize the state's business-development agency but are moving ahead with Speaker Michael Madigan's plan to make the state's shrine to Abraham Lincoln a separate agency.
  • House passes 'mini' capital projects plan

    The Illinois House has approved legislation funding capital projects as Democrats make a piecemeal attempt to push a budget through the General Assembly. Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie says the bulk of the "mini-capital plan" is re-appropriation of...

    Rauner agenda unveiled, splits Democrats and Republicans

    Rauner agenda unveiled, splits Democrats and Republicans
    As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner formally unveiled his legislative agenda Friday, supportive GOP lawmakers and opposing Democrats who control the legislature took hard-line positions, foretelling what is expected to be a contentious and lengthy overtime...

    Madigan, Rauner continue gamesmanship with millionaire tax, term limits

    Madigan, Rauner continue gamesmanship with millionaire tax, term limits
    The political gamesmanship continued Wednesday as Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan took aim at wealthy Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner by pushing a measure to raise taxes on millionaires while GOP lawmakers shot back with a call for term limits to...

    Illinois millionaire tax ballot question advances in House

    A House committee has approved a plan to ask voters whether Illinois should impose a tax on incomes of more than $1 million to help fund education. The legislation passed Wednesday 8-5. It now moves to the full Illinois House. Democratic House Speaker...