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Letter: A simple reason insurance premiums rise For Dan Long (letter Monday) and others who are getting older (basically everyone), I have found that the older I get, the faster my insurance premiums have …

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Letter: Unhappy with changes to Illinois retiree insurance I am writing on behalf of state and retired state employees. Something is not right with our insurance committee. Many of us doubt the validity of their insurance …

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Southern Illinois wrestling team to compete without school funds The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team will compete this year without the funding of the school district.

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Pinckneyville Mardi Gras celebration returns for 91st year Pinckneyville Mardi Gras will make its 91st appearance this weekend in Pinckneyville. The celebration will last two days. Activities begin Friday and run through Saturday night.

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Gambling, funding request protest on Weds. agenda Illinois lawmakers are returning to the state capitol for a second day of their annual fall veto session.

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Kadner: Robbins mayor to constituents: ‘You will not be shafted’ – SouthtownStar Kadner: Robbins mayor to constituents: ‘You will not be shafted’SouthtownStarLouthen apparently had other ideas of how the meeting, which he had arranged with myself and SouthtownStar reporter Casey Toner, should go. He wanted to talk about the estimated $140 million in revenue that would benefit Robbins over the next 40 years.

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Mandatory minimum sentences well-meaning but ineffective … in some instances, probably made them even more dangerous. State Sen. Patricia Van Pelt, D-Chicago, is a member of the Senate Criminal Law Committee.

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Illinois Health Plan for Medicaid Families Gets Top Honors for … Health Care Service Corporation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois in … Feinberg School of Medicine and Illinois Hospital Association won Bronze.

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Illinois high school starts randomly testing students WEEKLY for drugs AND … – Daily Mail 16 Daily MailIllinois high school starts randomly testing students WEEKLY for drugs AND …Daily MailAn Illinois high school has started random testing of drugs and alcohol in its students in a bid to stop students from taking the substances. The private St Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Chicago, will start testing its students this week by …

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Not all government consolidations work And the sheer magnitude of government in Illinois — we have more than 7,000 taxing districts, the most in the country by far — cries out for consolidation.

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House Committee Holds Off On Vote For Corporate Tax Break Bill 58 John Bradley (D-Marion) took the bill’s vote off the agenda, but they "are all under consideration," according to the Associated Press. There is no word, however, …

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Yes, It’s a Crisis Senate President John Cullerton has made quite a stir with his statement Sunday that Illinois’ pension problem doesn’t rise to the level of being a "crisis.

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Robbins officials to reassess quarry, mine project They voted unanimously to not request that the Illinois Legislature pass a bill that would allow the village to move quickly to acquire land needed for a limestone …

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Bustos ahead of Schilling by a lot – Saukvalley SaukvalleyBustos ahead of Schilling by a lotSaukvalleyBustos, whose 17th District includes Whiteside County, will likely face her Republican predecessor, Bobby Schilling of Colona, in the November 2014 election. She beat him last year. As of Sept. 30, Bustos had raised $767,068, with $612,563 on hand.

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Our Opinion: Deal with back raises for state workers “Some agencies have made it clear a supplemental (appropriation) is needed to put this behind us once and for all,” Manar told The State Journal-Register, …

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‘Sin’ tax hikes don’t yield long-term revenue spikes While state lawmakers continue to increase taxes on liquor, cigarettes and gambling, revenues from the so-called "sin taxes" aren’t keeping pace. At $1.95 …

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Illinois housing market gains extend into fall “The partial government shutdown has dampened the housing market’s continuing … Economics Applications Laboratory (REAL) of the University of Illinois.

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Opinion – chicagotribune.com
Editorial: Time to vote on the future of marriage People deserve to know where lawmakers standPeople deserve to know where Illinois lawmakers stand.

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Editorial: The CTA got this one right Still mad about Ventra? Here’s a mass transit story with a happy ending: The CTA’s new-and-improved Dan Ryan branch is up and running, right on time.

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ICC to hear public comments on Rock Island Clean Line The Illinois Commerce Commission has scheduled a public forum at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Mendota High School to hear comments on a proposed power transmission line that will pass through La Salle County.The 3,500-megawatt Rock Island

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IL Among States Reforming When Teens are Tried as Adults Thirty-nine states have raised the minimum age in which teen offenders could be tried as adults.Illinois joined that group this year by raising the minimum age to 17.

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Illinois congresswoman meets with Rockford seniors on Medicare Seventeenth District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos visited Rockford Tuesday to try to clear up some misconceptions senior citizens may have about Medicare.

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Navigating State Employment Workshop and Job Fair Sponsored by Illinois Association of Hispanic State Employees Illinois Association of Hispanic State Employeeshttp://www.work.illinois.gov Date/Time October 25, 2013 Job Fair (Prairie Room 2nd FL.). 9:00 am – 4:00 pm State Employment Workshop: 3:15 pm. – 4:30pm. State Services for Veterans 11:00-

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Tax hikes are coming Chicago Tribune political editor Eric Krol discusses the upcoming tax hikes being made by Mayor Emanuel and what that means for everyday consumer convenience… From: ChicagoTribune Views: 4 0 ratings Time: 01:58 More in News & Politics

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jasonbarickman: Back in Springfield for veto session. Not much to report on big issues like pension reform. What do you want to see from the GA this week? Back in Springfield for veto session. Not much to report on big issues like pension reform. What do you want to see from the GA this week?

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ILSenDems: Young witness Eric Shackleford from O’Fallon makes an impressive statement on the effect of P.E. waivers at his school. #SenEd Young witness Eric Shackleford from O’Fallon makes an impressive statement on the effect of P.E. waivers at his school. #SenEd

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ILSenateGOP: State Senator Sam McCann sat down with WCIA 3 News last night ahead of this week’s veto session. Follow the link… http://fb.me/Znsr6dVs State Senator Sam McCann sat down with WCIA 3 News last night ahead of this week’s veto session. Follow the link…http://fb.me/Znsr6dVs

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ILAttyGeneral: Consumers beware: con artists trying to take advantage w/scams re Affordable Care Act http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-health-care-scam-20131023,0,208158.story … Consumers beware: con artists trying to take advantage w/scams re Affordable Care Act http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-health-care-scam-20131023,0,208158.story

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chicagotribune: Editorial: Illinois deserves to know where legislators stand on gay marriage http://trib.in/18HYFD2Editorial: Illinois deserves to know where legislators stand on gay marriagehttp://trib.in/18HYFD2

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ILSenDems: Our Photo of the Day is from today’s March on Springfield. @IllinoisMarches pic.twitter.com/oh6PgWV44QOur Photo of the Day is from today’s March on Springfield. @IllinoisMarches pic.twitter.com/oh6PgWV44Q

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MikeforIllinois: The #minimumwage turns 75yr old this week! Sadly it’s like Benjamin Button, reverting back to it’s former self http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/10/22/1249638/-The-minimum-wage-is-75-years-old-and-back-to-its-1950-level … #twill The #minimumwage turns 75yr old this week! Sadly it’s like Benjamin Button, reverting back to it’s former selfhttp://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/10/22/1249638/-The-minimum-wage-is-75-years-old-and-back-to-its-1950-level … #twill

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ILSenDems: #SenEd committee has adjourned. #SenEd committee has adjourned.

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WalshFreedom: In just minutes, @RutherfordDan answers your questions on AM 560 The Answer. 312-642-5600 or text JOE plus your question to 64636. In just minutes, @RutherfordDan answers your questions on AM 560 The Answer. 312-642-5600 or text JOE plus your question to 64636.

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SenatorBush: Proud to stand in support of Marriage Equality in Illinois! http://bit.ly/HgmoPT http://fb.me/1CIzowujo Proud to stand in support of Marriage Equality in Illinois!http://bit.ly/HgmoPT http://fb.me/1CIzowujo

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IllinoisMarches: An estimated 5,000+ are currently at the steps of the Illinois capital demanding state legislators to pass SB10 for marriage equality. #IL4M An estimated 5,000+ are currently at the steps of the Illinois capital demanding state legislators to pass SB10 for marriage equality. #IL4M

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DownersGroveVlg: Congratulations Downers Grove, you’re the 8th Best City in Illinois. More at http://www.downers.usCongratulations Downers Grove, you’re the 8th Best City in Illinois. More at http://www.downers.us

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ilhousegop: Latest on our Blog: Day One for House Republican Leader Jim Durkin http://goo.gl/fb/1hNaM Latest on our Blog: Day One for House Republican Leader Jim Durkinhttp://goo.gl/fb/1hNaM

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Sam4Rep: 1st day of Veto Session concludes w/ thousands of people in Springfield supporting Marriage Equality.#IL4M #twill #lgbt #marchonspringfield 1st day of Veto Session concludes w/ thousands of people in Springfield supporting Marriage Equality.#IL4M #twill #lgbt #marchonspringfield

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ILSenateGOP: The Senate Action Page is back! The General Assembly is in Springfield for the fall veto session and that means… http://fb.me/2AkPoYPwi The Senate Action Page is back! The General Assembly is in Springfield for the fall veto session and that means…http://fb.me/2AkPoYPwi

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HastingsforIL: Danielle, Sen. Hastings’s CoS, & Mayor Fleischer judging Mokena’s Halloween Contest! #boo #halloween pic.twitter.com/HcUmvWdx2X Danielle, Sen. Hastings’s CoS, & Mayor Fleischer judging Mokena’s Halloween Contest! #boo #halloween pic.twitter.com/HcUmvWdx2X

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dan rutherford – Social Mention
WOW…DAN RUTHERFORD just finished INTERVIEW w/JOE WALSH. DAN RUTHERFORD is a liberal/progressive/socialist DEMOCRAT! He blew right past RINO! 1. Dan SUPPORTS keeping business TAXES signed by Quinn. 2. Dan OPPOSES TERM LIMTS…ALL voters DEMAND TERM LIMITS! 3. Dan will continue to NEGOTIATE with Mike Madigan & Cullerton. 4. Dan SUPPORTS keeping over 700 state commissions, as NECESSARY. 5. Dan will APPOINT ADDITIONAL commissions. 6. Dan STATED NO PLANS, or any initiative in order to REDUCE COSTS. 7. Dan believes in only LIMITED NUMBER OF CHARTER SCHOOLS. 8. Dan WILL WORK WITH government employee unions. 9. Dan OPPOSES Gay Marriage and Abortion…Really??? DAN RUTHERFORD is a classic CAREER POLITICIAN…completely out of touch with voters in Illinois. — with Joe Walsh. — with Joe Walsh.

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McAuliffe Inspects Roads with IDOT Chicago, IL… Representative McAuliffe met today with John Fortmann, the new Deputy Director of Highways Region One. Joined by Brian Carlson and Carmen Iacullo, both also of IDOT, the reason for the visit was to drive through the district to view areas of concern for local residents.

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Kass: Rauner’s ‘outsider’ stance amusing to Dillard – Chicago Tribune Kass: Rauner’s ‘outsider’ stance amusing to DillardChicago TribuneKirk Dillard, the state senator from Hinsdale, has finally taken the gloves off with Bruce Rauner, the gazillionare businessman, in their Republican race for governor. "I would rather tell my own positive story, that I’m tested and prepared for the job …

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WGN-Channel 9 names new top news producer – Chicago Business Journal WGN-Channel 9 names new top news producerChicago Business JournalStasi also will have oversight of sibling cable news channel CLTV’s newsroom. Stasi is coming to Channel 9 and its newscasts with no significant experience producing evening newscasts … consistently produced the lowest-rated evening newscast in the …

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Kirk to Springfield: Help Local Law Enforcement Keep Violent Gang … I hope our representatives in Springfield can come together to give local law enforcement the tools they need to keep violent drug gangs and other criminals off …

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Quinn: Pension problem is ‘extreme emergency’ Gov. Pat Quinn is disputing a fellow top Democrat’s statements that Illinois’ nearly $100 billion pension shortfall isn’t a crisis. Senate President John Cullerton …

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Illinois issues licenses to immigrants Twenty five locations in Illinois, including the Bloomington facility, will offer undocumented immigrants an opportunity to receive their driver’s license beginning …

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Retired teachers band to protect their pensions Two Pension Perspectives • Skokie Organization of Retired Educators (S.O.R.E.) is a new chapter of retirees from the Illinois Education Association.

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Analysis: No answers for Chicago’s pension ills as mayor prepares … Chicago must make the balloon-style payment to its police and fire unions, the first year of a new pension spending arrangement, to comply with a 2010 Illinois …

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Will County official heading to DuPage County government JOLIET — Will County Finance Director Paul Rafac has been tentatively chosen to fill the job of chief financial officer for DuPage County government, he said.

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Illinois Witness Protection Act still needs funding It passed in the House with a unanimous 117 yea votes. … After funds are secured, the program will be implemented by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information …

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OfficeMax seeks incentives to stay in state OfficeMax Inc. CEO Ravi Saligram on Tuesday asked state lawmakers to allow the company to keep state tax withholdings of employees for 10 to 15 years after …

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Cullerton setting us all up for failure … to the Republican-minded business community, epitomized by Chicago’s Civic … It’s time for lawmakers to own up to this very real crisis, bypass Cullerton and …

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Illinois Rallies for Marriage Equality Supporters of same-sex marriage rallied at the state capitol in Springfield today in an effort to make Illinois the next state to recognize the marriages. While we at …

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Reis to hold concealed carry town hall meeting in Olney OLNEY – State Rep. David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) will host his second of three "Concealed Carry" town hall meetings in Olney to discuss the new concealed carry law. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Building at Olney City Park, along Illinois Route 130 North. The meeting is open to the public. "We had over 130 people at our Effingham meeting. It is

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Frustrated With Government Site, Health Insurance Shoppers Find Alternatives CHICAGO (CBS) – Americans running out of patience trying to get on the healthcare.gov website and are finding other ways to shop for health insurance. Dorothy Tucker reports on one family that discovered an option you might want to consider. Dave Perkins and his wife Jessica are excited at the chance to shop for cheaper insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Healthcare.gov has all the plans, bu

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APOConnor: .@mjzalewski had planned #IL mandatory-minimum gun vote, but pulled back to work with opponents: @AP http://tinyurl.com/lk859mf @NRAILA .@mjzalewski had planned #IL mandatory-minimum gun vote, but pulled back to work with opponents: @APhttp://tinyurl.com/lk859mf @NRAILA

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Illinois_Stage: Sponsor of Illinois gay marriage plan still isn’t saying if he has the votes to get it to the gov’s desk http://thesouthern.com/news/local/gay-marriage-rally-draws-thousands-to-statehouse/article_f8bde98e-3b51-11e3-8483-001a4bcf887a.html … Sponsor of Illinois gay marriage plan still isn’t saying if he has the votes to get it to the gov’s deskhttp://thesouthern.com/news/local/gay-marriage-rally-draws-thousands-to-statehouse/article_f8bde98e-3b51-11e3-8483-001a4bcf887a.html

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Illinois state agencies asking lawmakers for supplemental funds (10/22/13 5:25 pm)
Illinois state agencies asking lawmakers for supplemental funds SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Several state agencies are asking Illinois lawmakers to give them more money than was originally budgeted for the year. The Department of Corrections wants an extra $40 million to pay for inmates’ food, clothes and medical care. The Department of Transportation wants $17 million to help offset the costs of providing reduced fares to seniors and the disabl

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Illinois veto session issues plentiful, agreements few – Quincy Herald Whig San Francisco ChronicleIllinois veto session issues plentiful, agreements fewQuincy Herald WhigLaShawn Ford, D-Chicago, is among those who face stiff opposition after he announced his support for gay marriage. A member of the black caucus, Ford is being targeted by church-based opposition. Although Ford’s district is overwhelmingly Democratic, …Election filing deadline among hurdles in veto sess

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DailyHerald.com > Top News
State Rep. Moylan meets constituents Oct. 29 State Rep. Marty Moylan is holding a coffee shop stop at the Sheila Ray Adult Center, 225 E. Elk Grove Blvd. in elk Grove Village, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Moylan, a Democrat from Des Plaines, will listen to the thoughts and concerns of the community.

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tomdemmer: Unanimous vote to elect Jim Durkin as the House GOP leader Unanimous vote to elect Jim Durkin as the House GOP leader

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ILSenDems: Lawmakers, Treasurer, AG, Gov all gathered in rotunda with supporters for #MarriageEquality #IL4M pic.twitter.com/w3e9HV8JWk Lawmakers, Treasurer, AG, Gov all gathered in rotunda with supporters for #MarriageEquality #IL4M pic.twitter.com/w3e9HV8JWk

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bmwheeler: So proud of my friend, Jim Durkin! pic.twitter.com/7gFcLeQhJn So proud of my friend, Jim Durkin! pic.twitter.com/7gFcLeQhJn

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RepDwightKay: Congratulations are in order for Leader Durkin as the new Illinois House Minority Leader @ilhousegop pic.twitter.com/symFR5sCVG Congratulations are in order for Leader Durkin as the new Illinois House Minority Leader @ilhousegop pic.twitter.com/symFR5sCVG

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Question of the day * Hmm. Things are a little slow around here today. So how’s about a caption contest to get the juices flowing? Here’s Rahm Emanuel and Pat Quinn sharing a stage the other day…

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Durkin says he will support primaried incumbents * If GOP Reps. Ed Sullivan and Ron Sandack end up in hot primaries next spring, their new House Republican Leader will have their back. The two men are the only publicly known Republican supporters of gay marriage. Illinois Issues… [House GOP Leader Jim Durkin] said he plans to back incumbents in primaries next […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
*** UPDATED x1 *** Today’s tweet * From our live feed… Bishop Thomas Paprocki, head of Springfield’s Catholic diocese, said SB10 supporters wearing rainbow sashes won’t be allowed at Mass today. — Dave McKinney (@davemckinney123) October 22, 2013 Paprocki: "Praying for same-sex marriage should be seen as blasphemous and as such will not be permitted in the cathedral." — Dave McKinney (@davemckinney123) October 22, 2013

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Candidate wanted big payday after fall * A few years ago, Bruce Rauner’s running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti slipped and fell at the College Avenue Train Station in Wheaton. According to Jon Zahm, Sanguinetti then sued Wheaton (her home town), DuPage County, METRA, the Union Pacific Railroad, the Illinois Prairie Path Corporation, and the DuPage County Dept. of Transportation. * […]

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Madigan to House Clerk: Ignore the governor’s veto * From a memo… October 22, 2013 Timothy D. Mapes Clerk of the Illinois House of Representatives 420 State House Springfield, IL 62706 Re: House Bill 214 (Madigan/Cullerton) Dear Mr. Mapes: On September 26, 2013, a Cook County Circuit judge held that the Governor’s line item veto of House Bill 214 violated Article VI, Section 11 of […]

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DougFinkeSJR: Ill House has cancelled Thursday session. Doesn’t bode well fro doing much this week. Ill House has cancelled Thursday session. Doesn’t bode well fro doing much this week.

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BenYount: Topinka: I am Republican because I believe in small govt. Govt should not tell ANYONE who they can marry. #agree Topinka: I am Republican because I believe in small govt. Govt should not tell ANYONE who they can marry. #agree

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AmandaVinicky: Memo from #IL Speaker Madigan legal team explains why veto session won’t have a vote to override Quinn veto of legislators’ salaries Memo from #IL Speaker Madigan legal team explains why veto session won’t have a vote to override Quinn veto of legislators’ salaries (1/2)

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AmandaVinicky: Judge ruling that @GovernorQuinn veto was unconstitutional means it had no legal effect. "No viable veto" to consider. #pension #twill Judge ruling that @GovernorQuinn veto was unconstitutional means it had no legal effect. "No viable veto" to consider. #pension #twill (2/2)

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Thousands of disappointed Illinois residents are expected at the state Capitol t… Thousands of disappointed Illinois residents are expected at the state Capitol to rally for same-sex marriage.http://bit.ly/16t4OioThousands expected to rally for same-sex marriagewww.wandtv.com

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Quinn Will Try Again to Limit High-Capacity Gun Magazines in Illinois SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (IRN) – Gov. Pat Quinn says mandatory minimum sentences on gun crimes aren’t the only solution to gun violence in Illinois. Quinn favors a more comprehensive approach that also addresses high capacity gun magazines. “Those weapons were used in Newtown, Conn. to kill children, and they were used on the parks of Chicago to shoot at children,” Quinn said. A bill sponsored by State

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Addison Trail student’s artwork displayed in Cullerton’s Villa Park office ADDISON – State Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, is displaying an Addison Trail High School student’s artwork in his office.

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Candidates Grogan, Tracy to speak to Schaumburg GOP Saturday Chicago Daily Herald – Found 1 hour agoBesides Grogan and Tracy, who is running mate to gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard, 8th District congressional candidates Manju Goel and…

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Cloonen having Citizen Advisory Committee meetings Kate Cloonen, D-Kankakee, will hold Citizen Advisory Committee meetings to encourage local professionals, as well as constituents with direct knowledge or …

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Burd Crosses Party Lines to Run as Democrat for 50th District State … Kay Hatcher, R-Yorkville. The 50th District stretches all the way from Yorkville to include the western parts of Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles. Hatcher, who has …

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Sponsor of bill for tougher sentences on gun crimes still meeting … SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — A lawmaker pushing legislation to stiffen sentences for gun crimes called off action on the bill Tuesday. Ryan Keith is a spokesman for …

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Kifowit Brings Mortgage Resources to Area Families Linda Holmes, D-Aurora, state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner, and the Fox Valley Park District on Saturday at the Prisco …

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Senator Radogno Explores the first "Small House" in Illinois … The Center is the first "small house" in Illinois, a model of care that requires a whole new approach to caregiving, schedules, meals, and staffing. In fact, last …

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Illinois Rallies for Marriage Equality Check out Tweets, Instagram photos and Facebook posts from the march and rally here.

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Editorial: Legislature likely to ignore pensions as elections loom The Illinois General Assembly begins its annual veto session today, but don’t expect … The legislature will meet this week and the first week in November, but it …

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Labor Boosts Legislative Allies in Looming Illinois Pension Fight While the 10 lawmakers on the pension conference committee have been working to erect a sturdy pension reform bill during the summer, top organized labor …

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SenatorKirk: #Illinois General Assembly should pass mandatory minimums for gun crimes. It is the key anti-gang vote of the year. http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=895 … #Illinois General Assembly should pass mandatory minimums for gun crimes. It is the key anti-gang vote of the year. http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=895

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RepKellyCassidy: Tried to get a good pic of Temple Sholom’s Rabbi Conover & her boys at the March. They’re standing still. #il4m pic.twitter.com/HmsV7Io6Xj Tried to get a good pic of Temple Sholom’s Rabbi Conover & her boys at the March. They’re standing still. #il4mpic.twitter.com/HmsV7Io6Xj

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mccann_sam: I spoke with @WCIA3 last night on this week’s veto session and the lack of progress on pension reform: http://bit.ly/1bTOjQc I spoke with @WCIA3 last night on this week’s veto session and the lack of progress on pension reform: http://bit.ly/1bTOjQc

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CoveredIllinois: #GetCoveredIllinois en español ayudará informar a la comunidad Hispana sobre las nuevas opciones de cobertura médica. http://bit.ly/17VGi9d #GetCoveredIllinois en español ayudará informar a la comunidad Hispana sobre las nuevas opciones de cobertura médica.http://bit.ly/17VGi9d

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tammyduckworth: Just visited Walter Reed. Looking for a food truck my way back to the office. It may have to be "What the Pho" today. Just visited Walter Reed. Looking for a food truck my way back to the office. It may have to be "What the Pho" today.

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ilhousegop: Video: Day One for House Republican Leader Jim Durkin http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/10/day-one-for-house-republican-leader-jim.html?spref=tw … Video: Day One for House Republican Leader Jim Durkin http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/10/day-one-for-house-republican-leader-jim.html?spref=tw

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AmandaVinicky: A timely #IL4M sign, the day @KimKardashian and @KayneWest get engaged. #MarriageEquality #twill pic.twitter.com/DguCZ4CdqC A timely #IL4M sign, the day @KimKardashian and @KayneWest get engaged. #MarriageEquality #twillpic.twitter.com/DguCZ4CdqC

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KevinCraver: Veto session likely a bust on pension reform, same-sex marriage: http://shawurl.com/u6t Veto session likely a bust on pension reform, same-sex marriage:http://shawurl.com/u6t

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Chicago Bears Facing Uphill Climb Without Lance Briggs, Jay Cutler Costanzo has primarily played special teams since joining Chicago in 2012, but does have an understanding of the scheme after being with the team all of last …

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State Representative candidate Khan visits Maine South High School (Park Ridge, IL) – Last week, Mo Khan, candidate for State Representative from Illinois’ 20th District, spoke to government students at Maine South High School.

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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers – Charlotte Observer Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapersCharlotte ObserverThe latest brouhaha came to light thanks to an exclusive report from the Associated Press, and it involves Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, one of the most powerful Democrats in the state. It all started last summer when a former executive of …

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mike madigan – Google News
Madigan: Quinn’s paycheck veto void, will not be addressed – Chicago Tribune San Francisco ChronicleMadigan: Quinn’s paycheck veto void, will not be addressedChicago TribuneHouse Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, filed a letter today explaining that the governor’s veto of money for lawmaker paychecks has been struck down by a Cook County judge. “This means the line item veto has no legal effect, and it is to be treated …Madigan: No vote needed on lawmaker salary issueL

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Illinois Is Among Outliers With No NCLB Waiver "We’re so frustrated with it," said Christopher A. Koch, Illinois’ superintendent of education, of the U.S. Education Department’s rules for handing out …

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Lake County parents, lawmakers target dyslexia The mission is to pass legislation to secure more services for dyslexia and raise awareness of the learning disability, and a few Illinois legislators have joined the …

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Lake Zurich Patch
I-Cash Events Held Thursday in Lake County As of July, there were 332,649 owners in Lake County that have $87,180,110 in unclaimed property, according to the news release.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Veterans’ homes patients would get marijuana under law Sick military veterans who want medical marijuana would get it more easily under legislation that’s getting committee approval.

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Google Alerts – associated press illinois
Illinois House elects Durkin minority leader The Associated Press. Posted Oct 22, 2013 … Durkin says Republicans nonetheless represent five million Illinois taxpayers. He’s pledged to reach out to …

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Google Alerts – associated press illinois
Illinois House delays action on $24M incentive package to keep … THE ASSOCIATED PRESS October 22, 2013 – 4:14 pm EDT. Share/Save/Bookmark. SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — The sponsor of a bill to give Archer Daniels …

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chicagonewsnow: Mayor proposes higher parking fines in Chicago http://dlvr.it/4BFwfl #chicago Mayor proposes higher parking fines in Chicago http://dlvr.it/4BFwfl #chicago

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edmarshallcbs2: Will it or won’t it? Be called. Same sex marriage. Springfield tension. Jay Levine live at 6p on CBS2. Will it or won’t it? Be called. Same sex marriage. Springfield tension. Jay Levine live at 6p on CBS2.

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Mazda sells 10 millionth car in the U.S. to a guitar teacher in Illinois … when she purchased an all-new 2014 Mazda3 in Naperville, Illinois. … is an accounts receivable specialist and part-time guitar teacher who says she wanted …

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NewsradioWJPF: The director for the Teachers’ Retirement System says if nothing is done regarding pensions, TRS could be… http://fb.me/20hx3YDbl The director for the Teachers’ Retirement System says if nothing is done regarding pensions, TRS could be…http://fb.me/20hx3YDbl

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Voting starts for Illinois Tollway map art contest Students from the 12 counties served by the Illinois Tollway have submitted their art for next year’s 2014 Illinois Tollway map, and now the public can choose the final one to grace the cover.

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Search Results – pantagraph.com
Editorial: Legislature likely to ignore pensions as elections loom The Illinois General Assembly begins its annual veto session today, but don’t expect much to happen, especially on solutions to the state’s unfunded pension liability.

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dailyherald: Daily Herald editorial: No more delays in voting for gay marriage in Illinois http://bit.ly/16pOjJc Daily Herald editorial: No more delays in voting for gay marriage in Illinoishttp://bit.ly/16pOjJc

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ILSenateGOP: Good morning! The Senate is scheduled to return today at 12 PM for the first day of the fall veto session. Follow… http://fb.me/2JvDxwMUj Good morning! The Senate is scheduled to return today at 12 PM for the first day of the fall veto session. Follow… http://fb.me/2JvDxwMUj

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Google Alerts – illinois and statehouse
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DavidOrmsby: Poll: By 2-to-1 Illinois Catholic Voters Back Same Sex Marriage http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/10/22/poll-by-2-to-1-illinois-catholic-voters-back-same-sex-marriage/ … #twill #gaymarriage Poll: By 2-to-1 Illinois Catholic Voters Back Same Sex Marriagehttp://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/10/22/poll-by-2-to-1-illinois-catholic-voters-back-same-sex-marriage/ … #twill #gaymarriage

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HighlandPkPatch: #BillyCorgan adds to Highland Park real estate holdings. More on Highland Park Patch. http://goo.gl/rmdzT4 #BillyCorgan adds to Highland Park real estate holdings. More on Highland Park Patch. http://goo.gl/rmdzT4

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WLS Chicago News, Weather, Traffic | Chicago Area News | ABC7Chicago – abc7chicago.com
Mark Kirk supporting tougher gun crime penalties bill 500+ U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is joining Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy in calling for increased gun crime penalties for violent gang members and other criminals.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Illinois health care insurance rates up 114% for 27 year olds, 42% for 50 year olds 6 WASHINGTON DC – Enrollment in Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges has proven to be a somewhat difficult process amidst technical glitches and delays. Aside from the issues associated with actually purchasing health care, once an individual gets a quote for health…

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Rick Pearson on Pension Problems and Gay Marriage Rick Pearson made a visit to the Allstate Showcase Studio for The Steve Cochran Show to talk about pension problems, Obamacare, and Gay Marriage. (Joel Wintermantle / for the Chicago Tribune)

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Daily Chronicle | Our View: Shoot down mandatory sentences
Daily Chronicle | Our View: Shoot down mandatory sentences

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Journal-Courier – opinion,opinion/
Editorial: Program addresses real issue veterans face One thing it would be foolish to challenge when it comes to Gov. Pat Quinn is his support for veterans and servicemembers.

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southtownstar.suntimes.com
Kadner: No winners in Robbins vs. Robbins The Cook County court clerk in the Daley Center called the case of “the village of Robbins vs. the village of Robbins.” It turned out that was an error but an appropriate one. Some residents of Robbins were in court on Monday, trying to get a judge to stop village officials from pursuing a “quick-take” of massive property for a development plan that includes the construction of a rock quarry

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governor quinn – Social Mention
Our View: ‘Lite guv’ says something of guv wannabes Northwest Herald – Found 2 hours ago… when Democratic primary voters nominated Chicago pawnbroker Scott Lee Cohen as the lieutenant governor candidate to run with Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Pension Solution Unlikely This Week, Says Lawmaker The fall veto session begins tomorrow, but it’s unlikely this will be the week a pension solution comes together in the Illinois legislature. The state’s pension …

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daniel biss – Social Mention
Illinois Incompetence Gives Bondholders More Yield: Muni Credit 17 Bloomberg – Found 58 minutes ago“We are unbelievably close and well within striking distance,” said Senator Daniel Biss, a Democratic member of the committee trying to… How we got to Illinois’ pension crisis – Chicago Tribune Cullerton: State pension problem not crisis – Chicago Daily Herald State pension debt no ‘crisis,’ Senate president says – Chicago Tribune Cullerton: Illinois pension debt

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Pension problem has dragged on too long As I watch the city of Bloomington spend millions here and there, plus hundreds of thousands the same way, I wonder what they are doing to reduce the biggest liability in city’s history. I’m r…

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Cullerton on pensions: What, me worry? 19 And no one in Illinois government seems ready to do a thing about it. Now to limited thinkers like you and me, a state that’s more or less in bankruptcy is a state …

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