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The tax implications of a Trump presidency

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trumpFollowing a lengthy and contentious campaign season, the American public has elected Donald Trump as...

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Pulse On The Polls: More than 4 in 5 Americans Planning to Vote Next Week

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harris poll logoWith the U.S. presidential election just around the corner, the political rhetoric is...

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AARP, Advocates and Legislators Team Up to Protect Thousands of Illinois Seniors

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Illinois' ongoing budgetary and partisan differences are threatening the life and well-being of thousands of the state's most vulnerable citizens who may be left without critical services should...

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Millennials deconstructed: Our largest generation's beliefs about politics

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millennials2The impending presidential election has already become one of the most tempestuous in history....

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GOP, Dems began to spar over school funding

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By Mark Fitton
Illinois News Network


SPRINGFIELD — The debate over how to fund Illinois public schools began in earnest Tuesday, with Democrats questioning Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plan for funding pre-kindergarten through high school education.

Tim Nuding, the governor’s budget chief, and...

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AARP: Concerns about Social Security ignored during debate

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aarplogoAn official with AARP said Monday that voters concerned...

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Bill would raise smoking age to 21

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By Mark Fitton

Illinois News Network

capitolSPRINGFIELD — Should Illinois raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21?

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Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

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Illinois seniors to state: Leave our money alone

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aarplogo2AARP Illinois is letting state legislators know what the state’s seniors think about the ongoing budget mess...

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Retailers, states file suits to stop new overtime rules

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The new overtime law set to take effect on Dec. 1 was hit with legal challenges from two fronts on Tuesday, including by retailers who believe the law could be a “career killer.”

The National Retail Federal filed suit in U.S. District Court on behalf of millions of employees and employees it says will be “drastically...

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Brawl over bargaining bill resumes; stakes are high

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By Mark Fitton

Illinois News Network

SPRINGFIELD The hotly disputed interest arbitration or “no strike-no lockout” bill is back in play in the state Capitol.

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Governor signs caretaker leave bill into law

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capitolEmployees in Illinois now can take up to six months of earned sick leave to care for loved ones, under new legislation...

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U.S. House bill would create regional manufacturing hubs

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WASHINGTON – A bipartisan bill introduced Wednesday in Congress would boost cities that are part of a federal program to invest in manufacturing, including Peoria, and create manufacturing hubs across the country, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos announced.  

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Poll: More people than ever feel alienated

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harris poll logoIn the midst of the contentious presidential primary elections, The Harris Poll measured how alienated...

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Official: State museum could reopen in weeks

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By Mark Fitton

Illinois News Network

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Museum could reopen in a matter of weeks if the General Assembly approves changes sought by Gov. Bruce Rauner, a state agency director said Monday.

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Most expect more female leaders in the next decade

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Rauner predicts CPS takeover plan will get downstate support

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By Mark Fitton

Illinois News Network

SPRINGFIELD — When the time comes, suburban and downstate Democrats will join him in his effort to have the state take control of Chicago’s debt-strapped school system, Gov. Bruce Rauner...

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Healthcare costs chief concern among Americans

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healthcostsAmericans are most worried about healthcare costs affecting the U.S. economy over other financial hot topics such...

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State budget, higher ed battles roll on

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By Mark Fitton

Illinois News Network

SPRINGFIELD — Democratic lawmakers on Thursday passed a measure they said will help university students and community colleges despite the lack of a budget, but Republicans called the bill...

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Survey: Youth troubled with leaders of today

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As the presidential election hoists leadership to the forefront of national dialogue, a new survey asks America's youth to weigh in on the topic – finding that today's leaders are believed to...

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United Way: State budget impact worsens

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united way colorA new survey conducted by United Way of Illinois, the statewide association of 52 local United...

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