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  • Illinois Republicans lay budget cards on the table

     
    Last week, the Illinois Senate Republican caucus released "Facing Fiscal Reality --A plan for reality-based budgeting," a 21-page document that dealt in some detail with the cuts and other changes GOP lawmakers feel are necessary to get the state's...
  • And the wall came a tumblin' down

     
    News story The Supreme Court opened the door to a new form of state support for religious schools, upholding special tax credits in Arizona for those who give money to church schools.... Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (part of the 5-4......
  • Local leaders tell state to keep hands off income tax revenue

     
    Local leaders in Evanston and Skokie are telling state legislators to keep their hands off of municipalities' share of the state income tax – saying …...
  • Q-Poll: Voters upbeat about the future, unsure about Scott

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday says Florida voters are generally optimistic about their prospects over the next four years, but less sure about what to make of their new governor. A month into...
  • Helping start-up businesses: right idea, wrong mechanisms

     
    Politicians from both parties love to sing the praises of small business, no doubt recognizing that there are far more voters at small businesses than big ones (according to the Small Business Administration, "small" firms represent 99.7% of all...
  • Feb. 2, 2011: Most viewed, commented, Tweeted and shared

     
    The buzz for Feb. 2, 2011: Most viewed: The shame of 'O' Columnist Tim Rutten writes, "We ought to be outraged, and somebody should be ashamed, over the all-but-unremarked-upon scandal surrounding Simon & Schuster's publication of 'O: A Presidential...
  • Dist. 220 may close high school on Sundays

     
    The possibility of Barrington High School closing its doors on weekends has many area parents concerned about where their children will play basketball, swim and …...
  • Free tax filing help available for Californians

     
    Working families that made less than $49,000 last year can get free help preparing their income tax returns and qualifying for up to $12,000 in federal tax credits, said Jerome Horton, chairman of the California Board of Equalization. The total......
  • Scott to unveil his budget cuts in Eustis

     
    Gov. Rick Scott will unveil his state budget Monday at a tea party event in Eustis. Tea party groups around the state are inviting members to the 1 p.m. event in the Lake County city's Ferran Park. The scene will be far removed — actually, about 190...
  • Scott kind of makes some news on FOX, but not really

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's communications office is bent on keeping their boss from fielding any tough questions as he rolls out what is likely to be a controversial state budget proposal that slashes somewhere close to $5 billion in spending....
  • Police, firefighters would pay more pension costs under Daley administration proposal

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 2:18 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley's administration today unveiled a plan for police and fire pension reform that would increase employee contributions as part of a package it hopes would save Chicago property taxpayers $240 million.......