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Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Issue Brief: Income Tax Leads Controversy in Governor's Race

Issue Brief: Income Tax Leads Controversy in Governor's Race

The controversy over flat or progressive income tax rates heats up as the temporary hike sets to expire.

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Issue Brief: Pension Reform Takes Center Stage Again

Issue Brief: Pension Reform Takes Center Stage Again

Illinois' most talked about issue is making another appearance in the governor's race.

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Issue Brief: Balancing Corporate Tax Breaks and Unemployment

Issue Brief: Balancing Corporate Tax Breaks and Unemployment

The history of corporate tax breaks in Illinois is likely to influence the role it will play in the Illinois governor's election.

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Issue Brief: GOP Candidates' Fight Over Abortion Rights

Issue Brief: GOP Candidates' Fight Over Abortion Rights

The four GOP candidates for governor take different stances on the controversial issue.

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Issue Brief: The Debate Over Term Limits Challenges the Established Legislature

Issue Brief: The Debate Over Term Limits Challenges the Established Legislature

The debate over term limits threatens long-standing legislators and makes way for new ones.

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Issue Brief: The Polarizing Minimum Wage Debate

Issue Brief: The Polarizing Minimum Wage Debate

Sparked by Gov. Quinn's minimum wage increase in 2010, the issue is still sparking debate in the governor's election.

Ward Room
Property Tax Assessments Surge During Latest Revaluation

Property Tax Assessments Surge During Latest Revaluation

In a small one bedroom apartment in an Uptown building, Margot Wang says her property tax assessment has jumped 50 percent in the latest revaluation.
State Rep. Says She’s Facing Retaliation From Madigan

State Rep. Says She’s Facing Retaliation From Madigan

An Illinois lawmaker said Monday she was forced out of her job with the Cook County Sheriff's office, given no choice other than to resign from her part-time position after speaking publicly against powerful...
Jagger Sends Message to Ill. Reps on Equal Rights Amendment

Jagger Sends Message to Ill. Reps on Equal Rights Amendment

Mick Jagger may know that you can't always get what you want, but when it comes to equal rights for women in Illinois, he's hoping you can.
Rauner Gets Hearing on Reinstating Death Penalty in Illinois

Rauner Gets Hearing on Reinstating Death Penalty in Illinois

An Illinois House committee will take up Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to reinstate the death penalty in certain cases.
Rauners Moving Back to Illinois Governor's Mansion

Rauners Moving Back to Illinois Governor's Mansion

Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, say they're moving back into the Illinois Governor's Mansion as renovations wrap up on the historic home.
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