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Editorial: Why Illinois Democrats should want to streamline ‘The Government State’

By Chicago Tribune

February 24, 2016

Make your own guess as to how Illinois politicians will resolve their ongoing budget gridlock. Given that legislative Democrats yearn to raise our taxes, and that Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is willing to make new revenues pa...

New taxes proposed for Carbondale

By Hayley Dillon, @HayleyDillon_DE

February 23, 2015

A six-figure city deficit could lead to an increase in the price of prepared food, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.Jane Adams and Lee Fronabarger—members of the Carbondale City Council—recently proposed a packaged liquor...

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