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CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was in Springfield on Thursday to urge state lawmakers to approve tougher sentences for repeat gun offenders. 480 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate’s top Democrat abruptly canceled critical votes Wednesday on a plan to end the state’s historic budget stalemate, accusing Republican Gov. 504 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Senate passed another day in Springfield without a vote on its much-anticipated budget compromise.
Democrats and Republicans discussed the plan separately in private meetings lasting hours Tuesday. 119 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois state lawmakers are returning to Springfield this week, and Senate President John Cullerton said he and his Republican counterpart hope to pass the framework for a true end to the 18-month budget stalemate. 323 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two proposals on raising Illinois’ minimum wage will be tackled by the new Illinois General Assembly.
Senate members have proposed raising the current minimum wage, which is $8.25 an hour, by 50 cents each year until reaching $11 in 2021 as part of a bipartisan budget package, … 80 more words