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Di Leo: Federal Budget’s Red Ink and Storm Clouds Aren’t Black and White

By John F. Di Leo -  Reflections on a Federal Budget Impasse... During the February budget showdown in Washington, Senator Rand Paul rose to speak....

IR Op-Ed: Rauner begins major office staff renovation; panic spreads among Springfield insiders

SPRINGFIELD - While Illinois' historic Governor's Mansion undergoes major renovation, Governor Rauner has commenced with an historic office staff remodeling.  Springfield insiders are in panic...

St Rep Steve Reick’s firsthand report on special session [video]

SPRINGFIELD - Rep. Steve Reick's (R-Woodstock) first year as a state lawmaker has been memorable, including the latest development - a 10 day special...

Illinois Policy Institute calls for lawmaker pay delay until budget passage

CHICAGO - If you didn't do your job for three years in a row, would you still have one? Probably not - except maybe...

Thorner: McConchie airs Capitol frustrations at conservative Republican dinner

McConchie on 2016 election night | Daily Herald photo By Nancy Thorner -  The 2017 Republican Assembly of Lake County (RALC) Ronald Reagan Dinner was...

Batinick, Skillicorn file bill to allow comptroller greater discretion in paying state bills

SPRINGFIELD – In response to the recent court ruling authorizing the prioritization of state legislators’ pay over other outstanding obligations, State Representative Mark Batinick...

House approves measure banning lawmaker pay raise

SPRINGFIELD – Nearly every member of the Illinois House agreed that their salary should not increase next year in a vote taken Wednesday in Springfield.  The...


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