Posts Tagged “Springfield”

Madigan Introduces Bill Streamlining Administration of Lincoln Library

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Madigan Introduces Bill Streamlining Administration of Lincoln Library

Madigan Introduces Bill Streamlining Administration of Lincoln Library SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposal to make the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum into a freestanding institution in his proposed state budget, Speaker Michael J. Madigan is introducing legislation to improve the administration of the library, advancing an effort prioritized by both Rauner…

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Opinion: Term Limits deny voters their rights

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Opinion: Term Limits deny voters their rights

Term Limits deny voters their rights. But Term Limits may soon see a casualty in the demise of the failed administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner in November 2018 By Ray Hanania Every time a failed politician or a failed group of activists don’t get their way, they stamp their feet and whine like little babies that…

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Say No to Chicago — city brings down Illinois

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Say No to Chicago — city brings down Illinois

The City of Chicago acts as if it is the only thing important in the State of Illinois and that needs to stop. The Chicago Public Schools are a good example of this epic failure by Chicago’s leaders. Chicago is a systematic failure that is demanding money from taxpayers in the rest of the state…

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Bruce Rauner Sworn in as governor, Quinn AWOL

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Bruce Rauner Sworn in as governor, Quinn AWOL

By Ray Hanania Bruce Rauner was sworn in as governor of Illinois, succeeding Gov Pat Quinn who declined to attend the inauguration in Springfield. Quinn’s absence reflects the personal animosity Quinn has with Rauner and with losing the election last November. Quinn claimed he preferred to spend his final hours working on behalf of the…

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Suit filed to Stop Term Limits, Redistricting Ballot Questions

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Suit filed to Stop Term Limits, Redistricting Ballot Questions

Suit Alleges Term Limits and Independent Commissions for Redistricting Are “Unconstitutional” Illinois attorney Michael Kasper has filed a suit to block term limits and independent ballot initiatives to prevent them from seeing the light of day, according to the Chicago Tribune. Kasper filed suit in the Cook County Circuit Court on Tuesday, the day before…

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Illinois State Board of Education announces Board video-conference meeting for Feb. 19

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Illinois State Board of Education announces Board video-conference meeting for Feb. 19

Illinois State Board of Education announces Board video-conference meeting for Feb. 19     SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education has announced the following schedule for its regular business meeting via video-conference in Chicago and Springfield on Wednesday, Feb. 19. All State Board of Education meetings listed on this agenda will be accessible to…

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