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Senate Week in Review: October 8-12

Springfield, Ill – A new study by the nonpartisan Civic Federation found that while the state’s bill backlog may shrink, Illinois’ fiscal situation is still

Senate Week in Review: September 24-28

Springfield, Ill. – The Teachers’ Retirement System’s (TRS) recent reduction in its expected rate of return on investments is just another example of why respondents

Senate Week in Review: September 10-14

Springfield, Ill. – After years of preparation, video gaming is about to become available in hundreds of establishments across the state, according to State Sen.

Senate Week in Review: September 3-7

Springfield – Insinuations by House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) that following the November election, state Democrats may take advantage of some lawmakers’ lame-duck status to

Senate Week in Review: August 27-31

Springfield – Illinois’ credit rating—already the second lowest in the country according to Standard & Poor’s—took another hit this week when S & P further

Senate Week in Review: August 20-24

Springfield, Ill. – As many Illinois children head back to school, new laws were signed by the Governor during the week to keep kids healthy

Senate Week in Review: August 13-17

Springfield, Ill. – Unable to come to grips with the need for comprehensive pension reform, Governor Quinn and his legislative allies punted, failing to take

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