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  • Illinois House defeats 1-month budget, battle continues

    A spending plan allowing Illinois to limp through the month while a long-term budget battle rages failed in the House Wednesday and hopes for a temporary fix dimmed even before facing an almost certain veto by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
  • Rauner's unprecedented TV ad seeks leverage against Democrats

    Rauner's unprecedented TV ad seeks leverage against Democrats
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner launched an unprecedented TV ad campaign Tuesday, attacking powerful Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan as state government teeters toward a shutdown next month. The Rauner ad accuses Madigan of blocking the pro-...

    House property-tax freeze fails; Rauner says it's not enough

    Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly and Gov. Bruce Rauner spent Tuesday talking about the same issue — relief from increasing local property taxes — but they talked past each other in a continuing deadlock over a state spending plan due...

    Union protesters disrupt Rauner stop in southern Illinois

    Union protesters disrupt Rauner stop in southern Illinois
    A southern Illinois speech meant to build public support for Gov. Bruce Rauner's legislative agenda amid a budget impasse with majority Democratic lawmakers instead turned into a test of the first-term Republican's ability to stay on message, as he...

    Clock's ticking, President Cullerton. Help these suburban taxpayers.

    Clock's ticking, President Cullerton. Help these suburban taxpayers.
    Earlier this week, after several rounds of testy, theatrical votes aimed at embarrassing Gov. Bruce Rauner, the Illinois House actually debated a bill on circuses. Oh, the irony. Perhaps you've noticed Springfield is heavy into lawmaking, aka sausage-...