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  • Rauner, business groups push for Illinois workers' compensation changes

     Rauner, business groups push for Illinois workers' compensation changes
    When state lawmakers approved broad changes to Illinois' workers' compensation insurance system in 2011, supporters hoped employers would save at least $500 million a year after medical fees for doctors who treat injured employees were scaled back and changes were put in place aimed at reducing fraud.
  • Bill to aid Obama library, Lucas museum sent to Rauner's desk

    Bill to aid Obama library, Lucas museum sent to Rauner's desk
    State lawmakers on Thursday quickly approved a measure aimed at providing legal protections for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to build President Barack Obama's presidential library and the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The legislation clarifies that the...

    Teacher for a day, pension for life

    Teacher for a day, pension for life
    David Piccioli is not a retired teacher. He's a retired lobbyist who elbowed his way into the Teachers Retirement System by subbing in a Springfield classroom for one day and then tried to inflate that pension with help from his friends in the General...

    African-American vote could be key to Chicago mayoral election

    African-American vote could be key to Chicago mayoral election
    Jesus "Chuy" Garcia joined with supporters in Englewood as they walked past abandoned buildings and trash-strewn vacant lots before coming upon one of the few occupied storefronts along Halsted Street between Marquette Road and 68th Street. "The only...

    Rauner's juvenile justice team vows retooling to keep kids out of prison

    Rauner's juvenile justice team vows retooling to keep kids out of prison
    Gov. Bruce Rauner's Department of Juvenile Justice says it will retool efforts to keep low-risk juvenile offenders out of state facilities and help those who are incarcerated successfully re-enter their communities. A five-point plan for how to do...