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  1. New Illinois Legislature to be Sworn in WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WIFR

    Members of Illinois' 99th General Assembly are to be sworn in during two ceremonies. The ceremony for the 118 members of the Illinois House is to take place at noon Wednesday at the University of Illinois Springfield.


  2. Rauner Says State Budget "Worse Than Discussed"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WIFR

    Illinois' Republican governor-elect says he's finding the state budget is "worse than has been discussed" as he learns more about it. Bruce Rauner says he's spending Tuesday and Wednesday at the Capitol in Springfield.


  3. Legislators Expected in Springfield For SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WIFR

    Illinois lawmakers are expected in Springfield for one of two remaining legislative sessions under outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn's tenure. The session starts Wednesday and several issues could pop up.


  4. Quinn Will Use Private Funds for Official PortraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WIFR

    Outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn says he'll rely on private funds to pay for his official portrait that'll hang at the state Capitol in Springfield. Commissioning a portrait is among a governor's final acts.


  5. Lawmakers Discuss State's School FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WIFR

    Illinois House lawmakers are considering a proposed school funding formula that would direct more state money to poorer rural districts at the expense of wealthier suburban Chicago ones. The issue is being discussed at a Tuesday afternoon hearing in Springfield.


  6. Illinois Pension Case Might Head to Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | WIFR

    A court ruling barring increased health insurance premiums for state-employee retirees might speed up a decision on a separate case over Illinois' overhaul of its public pension system. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports that Sangamon County Judge Jon Belz said Thursday he'd like to move a challenge over the pension overhaul to the Supreme Court quickly.


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