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  • 1/23/2018
    Legislation would create school safety pilot program
    Candidates--Federal (13) , Education--Elementary and Secondary (36)
    A bipartisan measure has been introduced by two members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois which is designed to establish a pilot program through the U.S. Department of Justice, DOJ, to make panic buttons more available to local school systems. 

    The Securing Our Schools, SOS, Act was introduced by U.S. Rep. Mike-Bost, R-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Il... read more >
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  • 1/23/2018
    Rauner says he will propose income tax cut; 'wasteful spending' will curb deficit
    Budget--State (8) , Comptroller (21) , Governor (44)
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that he will propose rolling back last year's income tax increase in a "step-down" process over several years while also tackling a continuing deficit of billions of dollars.

    The Republican, who will propose a budget outline next month, revealed his plan to pare down the tax increase — a $5 billion-a-year revenue boost —... read more >
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  • 1/23/2018
    Morning Spin
    Candidates--Statewide (12)

    The Democratic governor candidates will take part in the first televised debate of the campaign at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    You can watch the hourlong event live on NBC-Ch. 5 and Telemundo, which will carry Spanish subtitles. It'll stream read more >

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  • 1/23/2018
    Ives vows cost-cutting—but says income tax hike to stay for now
    Candidates--Statewide (12)

    Even if she wins in November, the conservative lawmaker running against incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner in the March Republican primary says the income tax hike that was enacted on his watch will have to remain in place for at least two more years. And Chicago and Cook County taxpayers should be prepared to dig deeper if her state budget plans pan out.

    That was the wor... read more >

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