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  • Dems, Rauner Come to Short-Term Agreement
    According to the State Journal-Register, Illinois lawmakers began voting Thursday on a stopgap spending deal that would ensure schools open in August and fund state services for the next six months.After days of negotiations, lawmakers said Wednesday that Democratic leaders and Republican Bruce Rauner had crafted a plan...
  • Businesses that Offer Services to the Disabled Suffering Too
    More human services will lose their jobs and more people with disabilities will experience delays in services if the General Assembly and Gov...
  • 'Daily Show' Correspondent Goes to Springfield Amidst Illinois Budget Mess
    Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" featured Illinois' messed-up budget situation in a six-minute segment aired on Tuesday night's show."Daily Show" correspondent Jordan Klepper followed up on a piece he did last fall about the state not paying lottery winners due to the budget standoff.He talked again to a couple from Oglesby, in northern Illinois, who eventually received their lottery winnings...
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  • Stopgap state budget bill advances
    shutterstock_13539031A stopgap budget is now moving through the state Capitol. After a day of closed-door meetings between Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders June 29, a patchwork of funding bills has emerged. One bill forgives past loans to fund government operations and extends the online Lottery program. Another gives Chicago the ability to raise more […] The post Stopgap state budget bill advances appeared first on Illinois News Network.
  • Illinoisans revolt against nation’s highest property taxes
    shutterstock_109668404Bob’s Countryside Barber Shoppe is a pillar of the Wonder Lake, Ill., community. Since 1962, Bob Anderson has cut hair and conversed with customers young and old at his modest storefront on Barnard Mill Road. But those conversations have taken a turn for the worse. “When I started there were a lot of German immigrants […] The post Illinoisans revolt against nation’s highest property taxes appeared first on Illinois News Network.
  • Budget compromise details emerge
    shutterstock_356921618The Chicago Public Schools would get some financial relief under a state budget compromise taking shape in Springfield...
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  • Morning Buzz 6-30-16 8am
    Iowa Governor Encourages Participation in the 99-County Bible Reading Marathon and ACLU Wants to Sue…Fox’s Tonya J...
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    Fox’s Rachel Sutherland with New Poll Numbers–Statehouse Update–Busey Bank Financial Segment–Brownie Uproar 
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