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25 10, 2017

Women want statehouse sexual harassment exposed — and stopped

2017-10-25T16:47:49+00:00

Don’t let a Capitol elevator door close if there’s a man in there alone. In an office or conference room, don’t let a man close the door behind you. Those were tips given to a female assistant to a Democratic lobbyist as she first stepped into the State Capitol in [...]

23 10, 2017

Stop Playing Politics with Illinois Children

2017-10-23T19:19:14+00:00

It’s been 23 days since Republicans in Congress again failed to do their jobs by allowing the formerly bi-partisan Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire. And for 23 days, Governor Rauner and his billionaire buddies have refused to stand up for Illinois children and condemn this outrageous act. The [...]

20 10, 2017

Illinois Teachers Can Now Claim Personally-Bought Supplies On Income Tax Returns

2017-10-20T22:46:10+00:00

Starting this year, teachers in Illinois can get state tax credit for the school supplies they buy with their own money and bring in to the classroom. Ninety-two percent of teachers in the U.S. spend their own money to buy school supplies for their students. That figure comes from Democratic [...]

13 10, 2017

Gun Raffle Still Happening Despite Vegas Shooting

2017-10-13T18:57:16+00:00

LIBERTYVILLE, IL — The Lake County Republican Central Committee is sticking with plans to hand out at least a dozen guns to donors at a fundraising dinner in Kildeer on Friday. The event will feature multiple raffles, offering attendees a chance to win handguns, rifles, a musket, safes containing mystery [...]

13 10, 2017

Rauner Campaign Ad Uses Quote About Manar

2017-10-13T19:05:27+00:00

A television commercial now airing for Gov. Bruce Rauner touts the school funding reform legislation he signed into law in August. But the campaign spot is somewhat misleading. The ad begins: “It's been called nothing short of a miracle.” If you pause the tape and look closely, you’ll see that [...]