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  • Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Facebook to invest $800 million in Illinois to build data center
    Economic Development (35) , Internet, Social Media (98) Keicher, Jeff--State House, 70

    (The Center Square) – The northern Illinois city of DeKalb has been chosen as the site for a new Facebook data center, an $800 million investment from the ...   read more >

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  • Thursday, July 2, 2020
    State denies accusations of 'forum shopping' in Bailey lawsuit
    Governor (44) , Health (49) , Legal System (27) Bailey, Darren--State House, 109

    (The Center Square) – Attorneys representing Gov. J.B. Pritzker are scheduled to appear in a Clay County Courtroom on Thursday afternoon to defend the stat...   read more >

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  • Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Survey shows opposition to tax increase after pandemic
    Governor (44) , Taxes, Graduated/Progressive

    (The Center Square) – A recent survey shows how Americans feel about the economic situation during and after the pandemic.

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  • Wednesday, July 1, 2020
    Fed survey shows Illinois manufacturers resilient through pandemic
    Economy (34) , Employment, Jobs (40)

    (The Center Square) – Illinois manufacturers reported layoffs, supply chain disruptions, and closures from the COVID-19 pandemic, however, most are rebounding...   read more >

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  • Wednesday, July 1, 2020
    Illinois’ pandemic budget relies on $6.5 billion in revenue that hasn’t materialized
    Budget--State (8) , Governor (44)

    (The Center Square) – There’s still no certainty regarding how Illinois will cover $6.3 billion of its upcoming pandemic-era spending plan that starts W...   read more >

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  • Monday, June 29, 2020
    Illinois prepares to borrow $3.8 billion for unemployment fund
    Employment, Jobs (40) , Governor (44) , Unemployment (93) Crespo, Fred--State House, 44

    (The Center Square) – As the state looks to borrow $300 million to pay out unemployment claims through the end of the month and up to $3.8 billion through September, it has paid out more than $7 billion in unemployment benefits, mostly from federal funds so far during the pandemic, but a state legislator said it has not...   read more >

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  • Monday, June 29, 2020
    Rose once again pushes to legalize fireworks in Illinois
    Fire Marshal, fire, fire fighters (84) Rose, Chapin--State House, 110

    (The Center Square) – With fireworks readily available in neighboring states, a state senator says it's time to legalize them in Illinois.

    State Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, has attempted to get a bill passed on more than one occasion, but can’t get Democrats to come on...   read more >

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  • Monday, June 29, 2020
    Illinois lawmakers will consider police reform, but defunding isn’t on the agenda
    Minorities (66) , Police (28) Belt, Christopher--State Senate, 57

    “If I were you, I would turn your hat around.”

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  • Monday, June 29, 2020
    Reader survey: Parents anxious over face mask required for students, but excited for return to school
    Education--Elementary and Secondary (36)

    Parents share how life has changed since schools closed in March