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28 min ago | Lincoln Daily News

Don't regulate Uber to death

Special to Watchdog.org S PRINGFIELD - Awhile back I took a cab to Chicago's Navy Pier and attempted to pay for my ride with a credit card.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Governors

4 hrs ago | SFGate

5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania

4 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

Vallas Says Raunera s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

It's inevitable if the 2 percentage point income tax increase is rolled back, reducing state revenue by $8 billion, since education funding consumes 52 percent of General Fund revenue, says Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Paul Vallas.

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7 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

Opening the new doors to learning

Gov. Pat Quinn holds up his commemorative shirt during Spring Valley's grand opening celebration for JFK School's new addition Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, Education Etc.

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Quinn: Jane Byrne Interchange 'right name for a coming together'

As thousands of Labor Day weekend travelers inch their way through the city's expressways, they'll notice a new group of signs posted at the circle interchange.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Governors, University of Illinois Chicago, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

WFIE-TV Evansville

Monument dedicated at suburban Chicago cemetery

A monument has been dedicated at a suburban Chicago cemetery that was the site of grave desecration scandal uncovered in 2009.

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Daily Herald

Highway interchange named for former Chicago mayor

Gov. Pat Quinn announced the new name Friday afternoon for what's known as the Circle Interchange.

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Naperville Sun

Officials to mull whether puppies must be strictly rescues to be sold in Naperville pet shops

The debate over the origins of dogs that can be sold legally in Naperville will resume Tuesday night, when City Council members will take a look at their options for addressing the controversy.

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Related Topix: Naperville, IL, Activism, US Governors, Animal Rights

NBC Chicago

Con Artist Who Tricked Quinn, Madigan and Durbin Gets Indicted on Fraud Charges

Anshoo Sethi, the social-climbing young con artist who suckered prominent Illinois politicians into supporting his sham real-estate venture, has been indicted on federal charges of wire fraud and making false statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, US Governors

JD Supra

Governor Signs Bill Calling for Greater Protections for Pregnant Employees

House Bill 8, now Public Act 098-1050 , was recently signed by Governor Pat Quinn.

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RiverBender.com

Friday Morning Poll

The White House sent three representatives to the funeral of Michael Brown in Ferguson, yet sent none to the service for James Foley, the journalist who was beheaded by ISIS.

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Lincoln Daily News

Quinn vetoes tollway speed limit hike, Oberweis vows override

Earlier this week, Gov. Quinn vetoed a bill that would have allowed Illinois' toll roads to increase their maximum speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Indiana, Indiana Government

Chicago Sun-Times

PAC survey signals property tax increase is coming, Fioretti says

A questionnaire distributed to aldermanic candidates by a super-PAC created to re-elect Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his City Council allies telegraphs Emanuel's plan for a post-election property tax hike, a possible mayoral challenger warned Thursday.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Herald

Suburbs could be pivotal if Senate race catches fire

Democrat Richard Durbin is a three-term U.S. senator from Illinois. In all three of his Senate elections, Durbin has been a landslide winner .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors

Patch.com

Committee Formed to Select New Plainfield Park Board Member: Bertino-Tarrant

Earlier this month, Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill that will allow state legislators to appoint two new members to the Plainfield Park District Board of Commissioners.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Plainfield, IL

Daily Chronicle

Bruce Rauner broadens Ag Department patronage criticism

Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is greeted by State Sen. Jim Oberweis, candidate for the U.S. Senate, and Illinois Farm Bureau President Rich Guebert as Rauner arrives at the Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable forum Wednesday in Bloomington.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Agriculture, Science, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors

The Southtown Star

Quinn camp warns of school funding losses under Rauner plan

Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Paul Vallas, talks in Orland Park on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, about how Republic gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's tax plan would affect state funding for schools.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Orland Park, IL, Education Etc., US Governors

WSIL

DNR: $1 Licenses for Illinois Seniors Not Ready

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a system offering hunting and fishing licenses at a reduced price is not yet ready.

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NewsOK.com

Oil industry donating to Rauner's campaign

Oil producers, drilling companies and geologists frustrated with the slow process of implementing rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling are putting their money behind Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, US Governors, Illinois

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn Announce CPS Safe Passage Program Expansion To 133 Schools

Program Expansion Will Serve an Additional 27 New Schools and 15,000 More Students; More than 69,000 Students Served Under the Overall Expansion in the 2014-2015 School Year Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett today to announce the CPS Safe Passage program will expand through $10 million ... (more)

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