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Illinois Defeating Government Transparency, Making it Harder for Citizens to Get Public Records

-By Warner Todd Huston Transparency, shmansparency. Once again we see a government doing its level best to keep you, the people, from being able to find out what it is that government is doing to you. This time it is … Continue reading

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Ill. Sen. Dave Syverson is an Example of Why the Ill. GOP is a Miserable Failure

-By Warner Todd Huston Only days after the 2014 election that gave Illinois a new business-minded, tax-cutting Republican as its new Governor, Illinois State Senator and nominal Republican Dave Syverson gave us all a perfect example of why the Illinois … Continue reading

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Sen. Durbin’s Wife A Lobbyist Who ‘Accidentally’ Got High Dollar Federal Contracts

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Senior Senator, Democrat Dick Durbin was forced to respond to a Chicago Tribune story that revealed that his wife is a lobbyist who received high-dollar federal contracts. Durbin said it was purely coincidental… then offered … Continue reading

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Illinois One of the Worst GDP Growth in Entire Midwest

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois has earned its spot as the state with the worst GDP in the entire Midwest. So, once again we find that Illinois turns out to be one of the worst states in the country for … Continue reading

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Poll: Even People in Illinois Say Illinois Worst State to Live In

-By Warner Todd Huston Now, usually when a state is dissed it is dissed by people from outside the state. With the usual hometown bravado, and all, denizens of a state used to stick up for their own in the … Continue reading

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2014 Illinois Tea Party Tax Day Tea Party Rally in St. Charles

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Tea Party (illinoisteaparty.net) held its sixth annual Chicago Tax Day Tea Party rally, but this year without the “Chicago” part as the group held their rally in the western suburbs. Specifically, the event was … Continue reading

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Illinois Lawmakers Eyeing Statewide High School Sports Takeover

-By Benjamin Yount SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Legislature certainly does not want to administer the state’s high school chess tournament, but lawmakers wouldn’t mind getting a piece of the millions of dollars high school basketball and high school football bring … Continue reading

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Millionaire Sen. Dick Durbin Happy to Pay More for Food for Min Wage Hike And Wants to Force You To

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois’ millionaire Democrat Senator Dick Durbin says he’s happy to pay more for his food if workers get a hike in their minimum wage. The super rich Durbin who makes far and away more than the … Continue reading

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Quinn: Make the Tax Increase Permanent or the Disabled and the Dying Get It

-By Dan Proft On Wednesday, Governor Pat Quinn dressed up the demands of a hostage-taker into a state budget address—again. In advance of the permanently temporary personal and corporate income tax increases he imposed on Illinois in 2011, Quinn argued … Continue reading

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NO Tax Hikes, Illinois: Harmon Plan is Still a Major Tax Hike on Illinoisans‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Proposed Rates Would Hike Taxes on Those Earning over $12,000 Reacting to Sen. Don Harmon’s press conference at the Illinois Capitol, Americans for Prosperity Illinois State Director issued the following statement: “Senator Harmon and his fellow … Continue reading

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