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  • Don't blame Bruce Rauner

    People who would be impacted by cuts in social programs in the state budget are directing their ire in the wrong direction. I’m sure that they are all very nice and that their concerns are warranted, but the first people whom they should castigate...
  • With no bloodshed, Illinois lawmakers solve a crisis. More of this, please.

    With no bloodshed, Illinois lawmakers solve a crisis. More of this, please.
    Some Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly voted last week to make cuts to education and other spending they favor. The Earth did not fly into the sun. In votes on the same measures, Republican legislators agreed to raid money from funds that...
  • 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...
  • Senate passes budget deal to close $1.6B deficit

    Senate passes budget deal to close $1.6B deficit
    In an early major test of Illinois' newly divided government, the Senate passed a compromise plan Thursday to plug a $1.6 billion hole in this year's budget and avert shutdowns of state programs and services. The legislation passed the Democratic-led...
  • Illinois Senate approves, Rauner signs short-term budget fix

    Illinois Senate approves, Rauner signs short-term budget fix
    The Illinois Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would resolve the state’s short-term budget woes, even as larger money problems loom over the rest of the spring session. The product of months of negotiations between Republican Gov. Bruce...
  • 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...
  • Disability advocates call for closing Illinois institutions

    Advocates of group homes for the disabled are calling for the closing of nearly all state-run institutions as part of plan they say would save Illinois $337 million a year. Hundreds of advocates for the disabled rallied at the Illinois Capitol on...
  • Belleville looks to eliminate township government

    Joy Schreiber is the rare elected official who hopes voters get a chance to kick her out of office. The Belleville Township trustee is among a group of local officials who want to shut down a unit of government that shares a name and exact boundaries...
  • Illinois Senate on spot to back measure plugging budget gap

    Illinois Senate leaders are on the spot to find enough votes for a proposed deal to close a $1.6 billion gap in this year's budget and save state programs and agencies from running out of money. A day after the plan passed the House Tuesday, many members...
  • 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...