By - cb4il

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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Live from Monmouth College, it’s the final debate!

I joined Brody Anderson today on Wall to Wall to Wall Politics to help moderate the last governor debate. We only had two candidates join us and my timekeeping skills were hardly needed, but I had a great time. Brody did an excellent job

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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,