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  • Friday, August 7, 2020
    After $86 billion contraction, state's economic momentum stalls
    Economy (34)
    (The Center Square) – Nearly 25,000 Illinoisans filed for unemployment benefits last week, about 8,500 fewer than the week before, but is the economy on the rebound?

    The website WalletHub ranked Illinois fifth in the country for ...   read more >

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  • Friday, August 7, 2020
    Appeals panel: Springfield judge shouldn't have tossed taxpayer suit over whether state wrongly borrowed $14 billion
    Bonds, Bonding, Borrowing, Debt, Credit Rating , Governor (44)

    A state appeals panel has ruled a Springfield judge too easily brushed aside a lawsuit challenging whether the state wrongly borrowed billions of dollars simply to ...   read more >

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  • Friday, August 7, 2020
    Pritzker blames Republicans for ‘extraordinarily painful’ cuts if federal help fails
    Budget--State (8) , Governor (44) , Treasurer (92)

    (The Center Square) – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Congressional Republicans are standing in the way of Illinois getting federal assistance.   read more >

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  • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    Pritzker says state has identified more than 120,000 cases of unemployment fraud
    Employment, Jobs (40) , Governor (44) , Unemployment (93)

    (The Center Square) – In the wake of a massive unemployment fraud scheme in Illinois and around the country, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state officials are working with the federal investigators to add...   read more >

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  • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    State legislator raises questions about COVID-19 overflow hospital in his district
    Health (49) Butler, Tim--State House, 87

    (The Center Square) – A state lawmaker is demanding legislative hearings after being kept in the dark about the status of a vacant hospital in his district the state acquired at the peak of the COVI...   read more >

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  • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    Sing, sing, sing, sing, everybody start to sing
    Ethics, Campaign Reform, Transparency (12a) , Pay to Play, Corruption Madigan, Michael--State House, 22

    If there’s no honor among thieves, what keeps them from ratting each other out? Self-interest, that’s all. Mainly, the fear of reprisal: snitches get st...   read more >

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  • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    State Rep. Bailey asks southern IL judge to hold Pritzker in contempt for continuing to issue COVID orders
    Governor (44)

    A southern Illinois state lawmaker who has stood at the forefront of the legal effort challenging Gov. JB Pritzker’s emergency powers to address the COVID-19 pandemic has asked a southern Illinois j...   read more >

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  • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    State Rep. Bailey asks southern IL judge to hold Pritzker in contempt for continuing to issue COVID orders
    Governor (44) , Health (49) Bailey, Darren--State House, 109

    A southern Illinois state lawmaker who has stood at the forefront of the legal effort challenging Gov. JB Pritzker’s emergency powers to address the COVID-19 pandemic has asked a southern Illinois j...   read more >

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  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    Commission to restore Illinois in wake of COVID-19 set to meet for second time
    Economy (34) , Governor (44) , Health (49) , Legislature (56) Caulkins, Dan--State House, 101 , Murphy, Laura--State Senate, 28

    (The Center Square) – A commission of state lawmakers designed to help rebuild Illinois' economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic met for the first tim...   read more >

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  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    Health officials urge Illinoisans to prepare for flu season amid pandemic
    Education--Elementary and Secondary (36) , Health (49)

    (The Center Square) – Health officials are worried the pandemic may have prevented people from getting flu shots setting up a “double whammy” d...   read more >

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  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    More than $300 million in legal weed sold in Illinois so far this year
    Recreational Marijuana

    (The Center Square) – Consumers bought more than $300 million worth of legal cannabis for recreational use in Illinois in the first seven months of the yea...   read more >

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  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    Pritzker loses another court challenge, state must take prisoners from counties
    Corrections (74) , Police (28)