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New Illinois Privacy Legislation offers Transparency of the Selling of your Information

A new Illinois bill is being proposed, that will allow you to know who is selling and buying your information. Outreach Director at Digital Privacy Alliance… 59 more words


Chicago's Top Cop To Lobby Lawmakers On Repeat Gun Offender Law

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


Illinois Senate Cancels Budget Votes; Leader Blames Rauner

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


Are we getting closer to a state budget deal?

Reboot Illinois publisher Madeleine Doubek joins Justin to talk about all the action happening down in Springfield including the Illinois Senate making progress on the “Grand Bargain.”  Is a deal to end the state’s record budget impasse now looking less less likely? 44 more words

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Illinois Senate Discusses Budget Privately, Takes No Vote

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


Senate Leaders Hope To Get "Grand Bargain" On Budget Passed This Week

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


Proposals address Illinois' minimum wage

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