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Mendoza urges automatic payments into ‘rainy day fund’

Peter Hancock
SPRINGFIELD (Capitol News Illinois) – Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza is pushing legislation that would require the state to make automatic deposits into its so-called “rainy...
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Illinois restaurant group opposes minimum wage hike

Kevin Bessler
SPRINGFIELD (The Center Square) – If a new bill becomes law, Illinois workers who get tips will receive the state’s minimum wage in addition to their...
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Republicans announce effort to repeal SAFE-T Act

Beth Hundsdorfer
SPRINGFIELD (Capitol News Illinois) – Republicans are calling for their Democratic counterparts in the Illinois House to join them in efforts to repeal criminal justice...
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Only one testifies at first Congressional redistricting hearing

Peter Hancock
SPRINGFIELD (Capitol News Illinois) – The process of redrawing Congressional district maps in Illinois got off to a slow start Thursday when only one person...
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Illinois House to return to Springfield Thursday for further energy negotiations

Jerry Nowicki
SPRINGFIELD (Capitol News Illinois) – The Illinois House is scheduled to return to Springfield Thursday to try again at passing an elusive energy regulation overhaul...
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Illinois lawmakers schedule Aug. 31 session to redraw legislative maps in light of census data

Jerry Nowicki
SPRINGFIELD (Capitol News Illinois) – Lawmakers will head back to the Capitol on Tuesday, Aug. 31, to consider changes to the legislative maps that Gov....
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Moody’s upgrades Illinois credit rating

Peter Hancock
SPRINGFIELD (Capitol News Illinois) – Illinois received its first credit rating upgrade in 23 years on Tuesday when Moody’s Investors Services raised the state’s rating...
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GOP leaders call out House Dems for redistricting ‘hypocrisy’ in Illinois

Sarah Mansur
SPRINGFIELD (CNI) — Illinois House Republicans continue to demand a “fair” redistricting process, following a news report depicting Democratic lawmakers meeting behind a closed door...

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