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Illinois General Assembly

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  • Too many in government prefer secrecy

    Sometimes elected officials forget who's the boss.
  • Virginia lawmakers kill bills meant to protect rights of accused students

    Virginia lawmakers kill bills meant to protect rights of accused students
    Legislators shot down a trio of bills this week meant to give students who are accused of sexual assault more rights during the internal campus inquiries that can lead to expulsion. The bills were tabled at a small House subcommittee meeting, and as the...

    Legislative notebook: ABC reform, Uber, Common Core … Friday at the Virginia General Assembly

    Legislative notebook: ABC reform, Uber, Common Core … Friday at the Virginia General Assembly
    State legislators are working on a massive overhaul of Virginia's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, saying they want it to run more like a business. The ABC would still be a state-run liquor monopoly under Senate Bill 1032 and a companion bill in the...

    Illinois should phase out Plain Old Telephone Service

    Illinois should phase out Plain Old Telephone Service
    The old copper-wire phone lines that made Illinois and the rest of the country a communications hub in the 20th century won't be around by the middle of the 21st century. Plain Old Telephone Service — known as POTS — has become obsolete in...

    Bruce Rauner's continuous political campaign

    Bruce Rauner's continuous political campaign
    OK, break's over! The campaign for governor ended Nov. 4 in a flurry of attacks, exaggerations and vague promises, and we all breathed a sigh of relief. However, signs point to a relaunch now that the winner, Republican Bruce Rauner, prepares to try...