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In Illinois Senate race, a battle over who has better gay rights record

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau

March 30, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

While states such as Georgia and North Carolina are split over discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, the major-party candidates to represent Illinois in the U.S. Senate are fighting it out o...

Editorial: Call your local legislator, ask why

By Peoria Journal Star editorial board

March 26, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It's official: Illinois is the last state government without a budget in America, thanks to a Pennsylvania that was likewise floundering in dysfunction but, unlike Illinois, evidently got tired of it.Come now, you knew they'd ...

Budget impasse forcing some students to question future

By Suzanne Baker, Naperville Sun, Ill.

March 6, 2016

Filed under News

Benedictine University junior Samantha Triani is just two semesters away from completing her business degree in management and organizational behavior.How she's going to pay for her final year, however, is uncertain because Illinoi...

Dems advance latest higher ed bill, take another stab at union measure

By Monique Garcia and Celeste Bott, Chicago Tribune

March 4, 2016

Filed under News

Democrats once again sought to bolster their election-year campaign attack fodder against Republicans on Thursday, voting for the latest plan to fund higher education and another union-backed measure to prevent a worker lockou...

Editorial: Harder work needed on state budget

By Herald & Review in Decatur

February 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As each day passes, the state's budget crisis reaches deeper and deeper into the lives of Illinois residents.Although some of the signs are evident, such as social service agencies struggling to make ends meet, colleges and un...

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