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  • Rauner, Democrats disagree on short-term budget fix

    Rauner, Democrats disagree on short-term budget fix
    More than a week after Gov. Bruce Rauner declared he was "literally days away" from a solution to the $1.6 billion shortfall in this year's budget, the governor insisted Friday that he and Democrats are "very close" to a deal.
  • Rita sees new hope for casino expansion

    Most gamblers believe that no matter how bad their luck is running, everything can change with the next roll of the dice, turn of the wheel or flip of a card. State Rep. Robert Rita, D-Blue Island, who has been leading the battle to expand casino...

    Reversing course in Illinois

    Reversing course in Illinois
    The most portentous election of 2014, which gave the worst-governed state its first Republican governor in 12 years, has initiated this century's most intriguing political experiment. Illinois has favored Democratic presidential candidates by an average...

    Illinois House Speaker renews push for 'Millionaire's Tax'

    Illinois' longtime House speaker has renewed a push to tax the state's millionaires to boost funding for schools. Chicago Democrat Michael Madigan's proposal would amend the state constitution to add a 3 percent surcharge to incomes of more than $1...

    Rauner confident on budget deal Cullerton says isn't close

    New Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner denied Wednesday that he and Democratic legislative leaders have hit a roadblock in negotiations over whether to give him more authority to patch a multibillion-dollar hole in this year's budget. Following a meeting...