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Elections board votes to fine Mautino's defunct campaign fund $5,000
May 15, 2017

The Illinois State Board of Elections on Monday voted to slap Auditor General Frank Mautino’s n...

Civic Federation report opposes Rauner budget, offers recommendations
May 09, 2017

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s recommended budget for the 2018 fiscal year neither provides a ...

38 Illinois hospitals ace patient safety in new survey
Apr 18, 2017

More than three dozen Illinois hospitals scored the highest marks for patient safety in the Leapf...

Moody's: 6 Illinois universities facing potential credit rating downgrades
Apr 18, 2017

Moody's Investors Service once again has the state's higher education institutions in its crossh...

Decatur School Board still learning, 18 years later
Apr 07, 2017

Guest view This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times and has been republished ...

Fake burqa claim about Illinois Muslim drivers unveiled
Apr 02, 2017

This column appears here as part of an exclusive partnership between Reboot Illinois and the Puli...

As population shrinks, employment in Illinois hits new peak
Mar 23, 2017

Given all the doom and gloom we hear about jobs in the Land of Lincoln, you probably will find it...

Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing, taxing recreational marijuana amid budget woes
Mar 22, 2017

Two Democratic lawmakers have proposed legalizing, regulating and taxing recreational marijuana i...

Chicago metro area accounts for 76% of job gains in January
Mar 16, 2017

The Chicago metro area in January remained one of the few parts of the state experiencing signifi...

How launching a Chicago home-based business just got easier
Mar 15, 2017

(This guest view was written by Elliot Richardson and Ryan Tolley. Richardson is the CEO and foun...

Almost 1,000 Illinois workers affected by mass layoffs in February
Mar 08, 2017

Nearly 1,000 workers last month were notified by their employers that they'll soon be out of a jo...

AG Madigan announces Top 10 Illinois consumer complaints, increase in student loan debt scams
Mar 06, 2017

An annual report released by Attorney General Lisa Madigan Monday shows her office received fewer...

How does Illinois rank in performing for its residents?
Mar 01, 2017

When you consider all the problems facing Illinois, it’s probably safe to assume most Illinoisa...

Durbin, Duckworth spur federal investigation into Trump 'travel ban'
Feb 02, 2017

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General has opened an independent ...

Letter to Editor: Do Madigan and Cullerton think we're fools?
Jan 26, 2017

Dear Editor: I don't mean to beat a dead horse but… This is gone from the sublime to the ...


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