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Thursday, March 1, 2012 10:35 pm
Back when Jim Edgar was governor, reporters covering his annual budget speech would always approach Senate President Pate Philip as he descended from the House Speaker’s podium after Edgar&rsquo...
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 02:15 am

Could transfer power from the political class to the monied class

The pro-choice group Personal PAC has filed suit to kill off Illinois’ campaign contribution limits to certain political action committees. If the group succeeds, some candidates may start justi...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 07:37 am
Gov. Pat Quinn outlined a plan last week to reform the state’s troubled pension systems. In doing so, Quinn appeared to outright reject some pension ideas offered up by House Republican Leader T...
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 07:38 am
After more than a decade of extreme scandal and gross government mismanagement, far too many Illinoisans seem to be wallowing or even perversely reveling in our state’s embarrassing failures. Ju...
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 05:43 pm
I talked with former state senator Howie Carroll last week about state Rep. Bill Mitchell’s (R-Forsyth) proposal to kick Chicago and suburban Cook County out of Illinois. Mitchell’s resolu...

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