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ILLINOIS’ ‘GRAND BARGAIN’ GIVES LAWMAKERS $38.5-BILLION SPENDING CAP

Illinois News Network Are you KIDDING me?!? I haven’t been following the talks surrounding this “grand bargain” to get to a balanced budget but if this little FYI is accurate I’m disgusted. The government is acting like a spoiled teen,

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MENDOZA’S DEPUTY GETS CONSOLATION PRIZE: PBC CHIEF

Chicago Sun-Times Government jobs should not be consolation prizes. As I’ve said previously, you should be hired for a role based on credentials and experience, and what has the deputy-clerk done that warrants her be the executive director of the

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23 FORMER MUNGER WORKERS HIRED BY RAUNER ADMINISTRATION

The State Journal-Register This is the kind of favoritism I hate because it’s so blatant and biased and we’re the ones footing the bill. And I don’t care that the numbers are less than a prior administration – just because

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DEMS URGED TO STOP SUING FOR PAY, START WORKING ON BUDGET DEAL

Sangamon Sun I’m sure everyone heard about the six Democrat state representatives who filed suit on Dec. 2nd against Republican Munger to bump their paychecks back to the head of the line. It was both a bold and cowardly move.

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MEETING THE GOVERNOR AT GIFTS OF THE FREE MARKET

Illinois Policy hosted their annual “Gifts of the Free Market” event last night, which several of us attended, and we got to meet the Governor! The entire night was both fun, and interesting, to say the least. Thanks to Matt Scaro,