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  1. Inside the secretive "working groups"Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... Rep. Elaine Nekritz, Senate Democrat Daniel Biss, and HGOPs Tom Morrison and Ron Sandack, along with SGOPs Bill Brady and Pam Althoff. Gov. Rauner has been promising a major road and transit construction plan since the campaign. The "Capital Plan" ...

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  2. Pulling Back the Curtain on Secret Working GroupsRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | River Cities' Reader

    ... Nekritz, Senate Democrat Daniel Biss, House Republicans Tom Morrison and Ron Sandack, and Senate Republicans Bill Brady and Pam Althoff. Rauner has been promising a major road- and transit-construction plan since the campaign. The "Capital Plan" ...

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  3. Rauner fears CPS "is going to have to go bankrupt"Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... is not a concern to the ideological social agenda. Five years ago, some of us were terrified we might end up with Bill Brady as Governor. The joke is on us, isn't it? Rauner's made Brady look like a liberal. With all due respect, the headline really ...

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  4. Our View: Table talk of privatizing universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    State Sen. Bill Brady, the Bloomington Republican who has run for governor three times, wants to privatize Illinois' public universities. Or, at least, he wants to have a serious discussion about it.

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  5. Our View: Table talk of privatizing universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    State Sen. Bill Brady, the Bloomington Republican who has run for governor three times, wants to privatize Illinois' public universities. Or, at least, he wants to have a serious discussion about it.

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  6. Brady wants to push university privatization discussionRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    Sen. Bill Brady, a Republican from Bloomington, introduced his university funding legislation on March 18 and withdrew it a week later. Although he said he won't try to push his plan further this year, he hopes it will start a serious discussion about the state's future role in the funding of higher education.

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  7. Brady wants to push university privatization discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    As Illinois' 12 public universities were planning last month for the possibility of steep funding cuts proposed by the state's new Republican governor, Bruce Rauner, a state senator quietly proposed legislation that would have gone much further: privatizing them all. Sen. Bill Brady, a Republican from Bloomington, introduced his university funding legislation on March 18 and withdrew it a week later.

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  8. Gay marriage, concealed carry and "right to work"?Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... He does have a point, though. There was zero discussion of right to work before Bruce Rauner became governor. Bill Brady favored right to work in the 2010 campaign, but he didn't talk about it a lot. The debate is most certainly on, with Gov. Rauner ...

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  9. Tom Kacich: Going private has been tried beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    That idea that state Sen. Bill Brady has to turn Illinois' nine public universities into private, not-for-profit institutions and to use their state appropriations to provide tuition support? But as Republicans gain strength in statehouses across the country, privatization ideas are growing as well. The Rauner administration is even making preliminary inquiries about possibly unloading the problematic state-owned Thompson Center in downtown Champaign.

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  10. Republicans Expect to Hang On to 18th Seat in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... LaHood (R-Dunlap) has confirmed his candidacy for the seat held by his father, Ray, from 1995 to 2009. State Sen. Bill Brady (R-Bloomington), who declined to run in the special election, is confident the district won't elect a Democrat. "I don't ...

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  11. UPDATE x1: Schilling endorses LaHood to succeed SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Illinoisreview

    ... nator Darin LaHood has already announced his intentions to bid for the spot, and earlier this week, State Senator Bill Brady's younger brother Ed announced he's looking into the bid, as well.

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  12. Late and expensive no reason to stop Illinois' Amtrak supportRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... spends less, Magliari said, Amtrak would run fewer trains, and lawmakers would decide on the trains. State Sen. Bill Brady, a Republican who represents Normal, said Illinois needs to get its spending in line, and that may include some cuts to ...

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  13. Bill Brady's brother considering run to replace Congressman SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Illinoisreview

    While State Senator Bill Brady may have taken a pass on running to replace Congressman Aaron Schock, the Brady clan is not out of the race just yet. Senator Brady's younger brother Ed has announced that he's seriously considering a challenge to Darin LaHood in a special election to succeed Schock.

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  14. Question of the dayRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... flagship public universities. Now, Illinois is about to have the discussion. Bloomington Republican State Senator Bill Brady has introduced a bill to privatize Illinois' public universities over six years. [] "What is really the genesis of this bill ...

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  15. *** UPDATED x1 *** More union-related stuffRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... campaign. He'll follow through on it. And that, in my opinion, makes him the right choice for governor. I like Bill Brady, really I do. But now, a week out, neither he nor Dan Rutherford are serious contenders for the nomination. It's time to make a ...

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  16. Elections Live Digest: 3/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... Republicans are considering a bid in this conservative seat. Ed Brady, the brother of 2010 gubernatorial nominee Bill Brady, sounds very interested , saying, "this just seems to be the right time." Ed runs a homebuilding company so he could ...

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  17. LaHood's son to vie for Schock's seatRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    ... here, a strong record in the senate, so I'll stand on that." Two other GOP state senators - Jason Barickman and Bill Brady - were considering bids, but both said they had decided against running in a special election that Gov. Bruce Rauner will call ...

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  18. LaHood, ex-congressman's son, to vie for Schock's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Tribune

    ... here, a strong record in the senate, so I'll stand on that." Two other GOP state senators - Jason Barickman and Bill Brady - were considering bids, but both said they had decided against running in a special election that Gov. Bruce Rauner will call ...

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  19. Bill Brady, Jason Barickman decide against Congressional bid to succeed SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Illinoisreview

    Two state senators whose names emerged as possible Republican candidates to succeed resigning Congressman Aaron Schock said Wednesday they won't be running in the special election to fill the 18th CD vacancy. State Senator Bill Brady of Bloomington told WLS Wednesday morning he's not interested in leaving his duties in Springfield and State Senator Jason Barickman said he too, would remain in the Senate.

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  20. Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 3/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Swing State Project

    ... special election this conservative seat to replace Aaron Schock. On Monday, GOP state Sens. Darin LaHood, Bill Brady, and Jason Barickman all acknowledged that they're considering the race. State Rep. Mike Unes also announced on Tuesday that he's ...

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