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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
Joe Kennedy and Bernie Sanders to Visit Chicago

Joe Kennedy and Bernie Sanders to Visit Chicago

Senator Bernie Sanders, who came within two points of winning the Illinois Democratic Primary in 2016, is headed to Chicago this next week and it's causing a tug of war for Illinois Democrats.
Scammers Impersonating AG's Office on Social Media

Scammers Impersonating AG's Office on Social Media

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office is warning residents about scammers impersonating the office on social media.
Kevin Quinn's Ex-Wife Says She Warned of Alleged Abuse

Kevin Quinn's Ex-Wife Says She Warned of Alleged Abuse

The estranged wife of high-ranking political operative Kevin Quinn told NBC 5 Friday that she sent a letter to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's office, desperately seeking assistance and detailing...
Planning To Vote in March? Know These Important Deadlines

Planning To Vote in March? Know These Important Deadlines

Make sure you're prepared for the upcoming primary elections if you plan on voting.
3rd New Case of Legionnaires at Veterans Home Where 13 Died

3rd New Case of Legionnaires at Veterans Home Where 13 Died

A third new case of Legionnaires' disease has been reported this week in a resident at a western Illinois veterans' home where the illness has been linked to the deaths of 13 people since 2015 and sickened...
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