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  • Legislature moves to resolve budget deficit

    Legislature moves to resolve budget deficit
    Illinois lawmakers moved Monday to plug a gaping $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget after weeks of tense negotiations between a Republican governor and Democratic-led Legislature over authority to transfer funds as money runs out for social...
  • New Democratic group looks like Rauner front

    A newly formed group of self-described "center-left" Democrats claims to have secured $20 million in commitments to spend on state legislative races. But that $20 million apparently isn't meant to counter Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's infamous $20...
  • Illinois moves to plug big hole in this year's state budget

    Illinois lawmakers moved Monday to plug a gaping $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget after weeks of tense negotiations between a Republican governor and Democratic-led Legislature over authority to transfer funds as money runs out for social...
  • Speak Out

    Bruce Rauner feels that it is unfair for non-union workers to have money deducted from their checks to help pay for their union-negotiated contract. I almost fell off my chair laughing when I read in the Southtown that the governor has ordered the "fair...
  • Rauner, legislature on track for short-term budget fix

    Rauner, legislature on track for short-term budget fix
    Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders appear on track to resolve an immediate $1.6 billion deficit and avoid running out of money for prison guards and day care programs, though there's no guarantee the rare show of bipartisan cooperation will hold up...
  • Unions win round over Rauner in fee lawsuit

    Unions win round over Rauner in fee lawsuit
    Labor unions won an initial victory in their effort to block Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's attempt to withhold fees that nonmembers must pay in exchange for collective bargaining when a federal judge ruled Monday that the matter should be settled in...
  • Lawmakers to consider House plan to fill state budget hole

    Lawmakers to consider House plan to fill state budget hole
    Lawmakers are scheduled to consider a new plan introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan to end weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget. The Legislature faces a fast-approaching deadline to act as money runs...
  • River Forest signs off on protest of Bruce Rauner's budget

    The River Forest Village Board unanimously passed a resolution March 9 opposing Gov. Bruce Rauner's "turnaround budget," which reduces the income tax revenue of municipalities but increases funding for schools. The resolution was passed at the request of...
  • House Democrats introduce plan to plug budget hole

    House Democrats introduce plan to plug budget hole
    Illinois' Democratic House speaker has introduced a plan combining the use of special funds and cuts to plug a $1.6 billion budget hole affecting subsidized child care programs, prisons and court reporters. Michael Madigan's legislation was filed late...
  • Full-day kindergarten, Rauner's budget top issues for School Board candidates

    Full-day kindergarten, Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed education budget and providing a top-notch education while remaining fiscally responsible were the issues for River Forest School District 90 School Board candidates March 19 at a forum on the campus...
  • Trooper hurt in accident involving Gov. Rauner motorcade

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's motorcade was involved in a two-vehicle crash that injured a State Police trooper as snow fell in the Chicago area. Illinois State Police say the crash happened around 8:15 Monday morning on southbound Interstate 55 at LaGrange road...