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How a Property Tax Freeze and Change to School Funding Could Break the Springfield Stalemate

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.04.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

A few weeks back, three Democratic senators talked to reporters in Springfield about a concept that would both freeze property taxes in Illinois for a few years and sunset the state's school funding formula in a few years.

Illinois State Senators Square off and Share Competing Ideas

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 06.10.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Illinois lawmakers are back to the drawing board when it comes to figuring out a balanced budget for the state.

State Senate Approves Lawmaker Pay Freezes, Cuts

Posted 03.09.2012 | Chicago

Legislation that would cut state lawmaker salaries and freeze raises otherwise outlined in Governor Pat Quinn's budget proposal advanced Thursday to t...

Political Newcomer, Water District Candidate Todd Connor Is on a Roll

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Connor is likely the hottest candidate who has stormed onto the 2010 Cook County political stage.