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Rauner, Democrats Lay Out Plan for I-55 Expansion

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.05.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

A year ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner was on a barnstorming tour of Illinois to promote his Illinois Turnaround agenda in advance of the spring legislative an...

Bill Banning Legislative Scholarships Faces Uncertain Future

Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

A bill aimed at dismantling Illinois's abuse-ridden legislative scholarship program last week was approved by the state House, but its future in the S...

State Senator Made 'Error' Giving Scholarship To Mobster's Son

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 09.04.2011 | Chicago

State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Cicero) awarded a taxpayer-funded college scholarship for $8,200 to Michael A. Giorango, who's the son of three-time fel...

Red Light Camera Opponents Head To Springfield For Tuesday Hearings

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Red light cameras will be the issue at hand Tuesday in Springfield at hearings to discuss the controversial matter. Senate Transportation Committee...

Rudy Lozano's Challenge to State Rep. Dan Burke Draws Old and New Media's Attention, Political Intrigue

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The Lozano-Burke clash is no ordinary primary challenge. It's a clash between generations, ethnic groups, independent versus regular Democrats, and political dynastic heritages.

Road Funding Formula Shafts Chicago: Legislative Report

Progress Illinois | Adam Doster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Politics, not population or need, often determine how surface transportation projects get funded in Illinois. This point was made quite clear yesterda...