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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart releases a surveillance video that purports to show a corrections officer didn't slip and fall as he claimed in a workers compensation claim.
State legislature may consider whether to move to a graduated income tax rate, meaning those who earn more would pay more.
Watch a brief video rundown of recent action in Springfield that could have an impact on your tax bill and money for local schools.
The utility wants lawmakers to amend a 2011 rate-hike law to allow the utility to retroactively collect money for electricity already used.
On Feb. 19 and Feb. 22, the state will stage public hearings to discuss a new concealed carry handgun law for Illinois.
Despite 2011's 67 percent state income tax hike — which took a week's pay away from you — the state's financial problems have worsened.
State government grows in the dark, like a fungus. • Bill Daley has an idea to take the party out of state elections. • Time magazine mourns for Illinois.
The representatives and senators leaving office in January 2013 will see millions of dollars in pension payments, figures far more sizable than they would've seen in the private sector.
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