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Rauner calls on rivals to disavow unions “hijacking” election

Rutherford makes his move with Olympics TV buy

Q+A with state Rep. Elaine Nekritz

State Rep. Elaine Nekritz (D-Northbrook) was a key player in the Illinois Legislature’s passage late last year of a bill designed to reduce the state’s unfunded pension liability. But Nekritz, other state lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn cannot declare victory in the fight to reign in the state’s pension costs just yet.

Governor candidates lukewarm on new gambling

Illinois Senate president: Chicago pension fix job 1 this year

Teens push lawmakers as unemployment climbs to 89 percent for black teens

Ill. behind other states in job creation despite more than $1B in yearly business tax incentives

A bipartisan state legislative commission reported Friday that despite more than $1 billion in yearly business tax incentives, Illinois is one of the worst states for both employment and job creation.


House committees to investigate Illinois business tax credit reform

Sneed exclusive: Quinn, Magic Johnson to announce 200 new jobs in Chicago

Quinn joins fight against petcoke pollution

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced “emergency rules” on Monday designed to prevent petroleum coke dust pollution throughout the state.