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  1. Labor experts unsure of future if Illinois state government workers strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Roberta Lynch, the executive director of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31, speaks at a news conference Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. Lynch announced that Illinois AFSCME members voted to authorize the union's executive committee to call a walkout if talks with the state don't progress.

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  2. Illinois Senate spells out proposed services for sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Republican Senators Jason Barickman, left, Bill Brady, and Karen McConnaughay attend a news conference Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, abruptly canceled key votes Wednesday on a plan to end the state's historic budget stalemate, accusing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner of sabotaging a compromise that had been months in the making.

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  3. Illinois Senate cancels budget votes; Cullerton blames Bruce RaunerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks during a news conference Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Cullerton abruptly canceled key votes Wednesday on a plan to end the state's historic budget stalemate, accusing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner of sabotaging a compromise that had been months in the making.

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  4. Illinois Senate makes progress on 'grand bargain'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, right, answers questions about a piece of the bipartisan grand bargain budget deal during floor debate Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate lurched forward on a budget compromise Tuesday but the critical votes for breaking the historic budget stalemate are scheduled on the floor Wednesday.

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  5. Illinois union OKs strike over Rauner contract disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. SPRINGFIELD – Tens of thousands of state government workers have sanctioned a strike against Gov. Bruce Rauner and his contract terms, union officials said Thursday, kicking a two-year dispute into an unprecedented higher gear.

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  6. Bears lead Chicago sports franchises in backing measure reducing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    AP file photo State Sen. Napoleon Harris, D-Harvey, speaks Jan. 13, 2016, at the Capitol in Springfield. The Chicago Bears and the NFL Players Association are at odds over a workers' compensation benefit bill in the Illinois Legislature.

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  7. Abrupt cuts hinder Illinois domestic violence sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    AP file photo Advocates for victims of domestic abuse protest Oct. 1, 2015, outside of state offices in downtown Chicago. The Illinois Department of Human Services waited five months to inform dozens of domestic violence shelters there was no money for them in a temporary budget lawmakers approved last summer.

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  8. A fair, balanced budget takes political courageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Illinoisans are fleeing the state in record numbers. Homeowners pay the highest property taxes in the nation.

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  9. Letter: Make some noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    If the letter writer is so upset with Rep. Peter Roskam for "repeatedly refusing to meet face to face with constituents in a town hall," why do all the people in the 6th district continue to vote for him? The only way the politicians in the state of Illinois are going to change, and things change for the better of the residents, is to change the people who represent us in Washington and Springfield. If people took a minute to vote, they'd notice there is usually a challenger to the incumbent on the ballot.

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  10. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner criticizes request to halt state worker paychecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his State of the State address in the Illinois House chamber in Springfield, Ill. With crises mounting around him and potential Democratic rivals circling, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's strategy for keeping his job in 2018 appears to involve stressing the bright spots and blaming others for the things going horribly wrong.

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  11. With eye on 2018, Gov. Bruce Rauner says 'Don't blame me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his State of the State address in the Illinois House chamber in Springfield, Ill. With crises mounting around him and potential Democratic rivals circling, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's strategy for keeping his job in 2018 appears to involve stressing the bright spots and blaming others for the things going horribly wrong.

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  12. McHenry County state senators watching proposed Illinois budget changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Sen. Jason Barickman, R-Bloomington, left, and Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-West Dundee, visit with guests prior to the inauguration of the Illinois State Senate as part of the 100th Illinois General Assembly Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register Sen. Pamela Althoff, R-McHenry, greets Sen. Paul Schrimpf, R-Waterloo, during the inauguration of the Illinois Senate as part of the 100th Illinois General Assembly at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

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  13. Large crowds turn out for women's marches across IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Dorothy DeCarlo burned her bra during college 50 years ago to fight for women's rights. As she stood among a sea of people gathered for a women's rally and march in downtown Chicago on Saturday, she carried a sign that stated: "I can't believe I still have to protest this [expletive]."

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  14. Illinois Senate leaders promise budget-deal vote WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, left, talks with Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, right, at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The Senate leaders are sticking to their work that they plan to vote on a compromise budget deal Wednesday Jan. 25, 2017.

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  15. Illinois Senate vows swift action on ambitious budget planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, left, talks with Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, right, at the Illinois State Capitol, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Senate leaders are hoping to move swiftly on a pledge to advance an ambitious state-budget compromise by month's end.

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  16. New McHenry County lawmakers take seats in Springfield, face hard battles aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Rich Saal – The State Journal-Register Sen. Dan McConchie, R-Lake Zurich, holds hands with his wife, Milena, during the inauguration of the Illinois Senate on Wednesday at the state Capitol in Springfield. Allen Skillicorn, , before Inauguration ceremony for the 100th Illinois General Assembly at Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois Springfield Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

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  17. New Legislature, same old problem in Illinois: No budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Illinois Senate Parliamentarian Giovanni Randazzo unloads a box of paperwork containing budget bills on the Senate floor before both Democrats and Republicans go into caucus during the lame-duck session Monday at the state Capitol in Springfield. SPRINGFIELD – Illinois' financial crisis is being handed off from one set of lawmakers to another this week – a problem that, at 18 months, is the nation's longest-running budget stalemate.

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  18. Senate budget plan to end deadlock stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno , R-Lemont, talks Monday with Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, at the state Capitol in Springfield. Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP Illinois Senate Parliamentarian Giovanni Randazzo unloads a box of paperwork containing budget bills on the Senate floor before both Democrats and Republicans go into caucus during the lame-duck session Monday at the state Capitol in Springfield.

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  19. Partial budget ends with new year; Illinois deal not nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois will ring in the new year with a familiar tune: Deadlock in the Capitol and no state budget. The only spending agreement reached in two years between bickering Republicans and Democrats, a six-month temporary fix, expires Sunday.

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  20. Illinois electors cast their 20 votes for Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Tim Mapes, ‎Executive Director at Democratic Party of Illinois, peeks into the Illinois Electoral College Ballot Box as elector Shirley McCombs counts the ballots Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois members of the Electoral College cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton for president.

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