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

    Tuesday Dec 2 | 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. Quinn, Rauner set up big-money race for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | WIFR

    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are setting up a big-money battle to become Illinois' next governor.


  7. Proposal for Ronald Reagan StatuteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | WIFR

    A state senator has introduced a proposal to place a statute of president Ronald Reagan on the state Capitol's grounds in Springfield.


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