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

    Wednesday Nov 19 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Nov 19 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Nov 18 | 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.

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  4. 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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  5. 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.

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  6. 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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