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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Chicago Mayoral Candidates to Participate in Forum

Chicago Mayoral Candidates to Participate in Forum

For the first time Chicago mayoral candidates Toni Preckwinkle and Susana Mendoza will share the same debate stage Monday night.
Mayoral Candidates Can Begin Filing Petitions Monday

Mayoral Candidates Can Begin Filing Petitions Monday

Monday morning will be the first time those running for Chicago mayor can hand in their petitions to get on the city ballot, but the process is complicated.
Ousted Madigan Chief of Staff Finds New Job in Springfield

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Senate Fails on Override to Take Ill. Out of Voter System

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The Illinois Senate failed on Wednesday to overturn a veto on legislation that would withdraw Illinois from contentious multistate voter registration system.
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