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Berg: Election season in the land of shrinkin’

Detailed census data was released on March 22nd, showing that Illinois now follows Pennsylvania in most populous at #6. With our many museums, downtown attractions such as Millennium Park, and beautiful lakefront, we should not be losing residents at such

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Libertarians Nominate Candidates at State Convention

Springfield Daily I want to thank everyone who worked tirelessly to bring the 2018 Libertarian Party of Illinois Convention to fruition and kept it running smoothly. Thank you to everyone who came out and got involved, and thank you especially

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Top Democrats wriggling about on the issue of pensions

Chicago Tribune Excellent piece by Eric Zorn, hitting the nail on the head with lovely satire on the flip-flopping of our two biggest Democrat contenders for the governor’s race. Daniel Biss made it quite difficult to run as a Democrat,

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Taxpayers wrongly blamed for state pension crisis, report says

Citizen Tribune Starting any Illinois pension article with the phrase “Illinois has a massive pension problem” is pretty standard, but this article deviates by discussing a report recently released by Wirepoint, which puts the blame on benefit increases (1,000 percent

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IDPH slammed for not spending $10 million in appropriated HIV funding

Capitol Fax This is interesting – the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is blasting the Governor’s office for not expending roughly $10M in funding for HIV prevention, an item properly approved and appropriated in the FY18 budget. I say interesting,

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Illinois comptroller can now seize local funds for late pension payments

Illinois News Network This should not be a responsibility of the Comptroller’s office. It is the responsibility of each municipality to manage their cash flow, and this law does nothing more than add a new layer of political bias and