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The State Board of Elections announced Oct. 26 that the number of registered voters in Illinois is approaching 8,000,000, surpassing a previous record high of

Jobs reports underscore need for reform

Recent economic data from the Illinois Department of Employment Security shows that in September, professional and business services had a net gain of 5,100 jobs,

Cutting red tape in Illinois

Having long encouraged policies that would make it easier for employers to do business in Illinois, Senate Republican lawmakers applauded Governor Bruce Rauner’s creation of

Courtroom Changes for Juvenile Suspects

The Illinois Supreme Court recently adopted new rules that ban the use of physical restraints on child suspects in juvenile court. New Supreme Court Rule

Reforming Medicaid

On Oct. 13, Gov. Rauner’s Administration officially submitted a Medicaid waiver proposal to the federal government to improve state programs for behavioral healthcare.  “Illinois is

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