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Expert Confirms Voting Machines in Illinois and Maryland Rigged for Democrats - Tea Party News

Expert Confirms Voting Machines in Illinois and Maryland Rigged for Democrats - Tea Party News | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
(TPNN) – Just last week, TPNN reported that voting machines in historically politically corrupt Cook County, Illinois, were automatically switching votes cast for Republicans into votes for Democrat candidates.
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Chicago-area voting machine casts Republican candidate’s vote for Democratic foe

Chicago-area voting machine casts Republican candidate’s vote for Democratic foe | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
A Republican candidate for the Illinois state legislature was shocked to learn Monday that the vote he cast for himself at a Chicago-area library was erroneously cast for his Democratic opponent.
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Illinois Legislature will vote on extending income tax increase

Illinois Legislature will vote on extending income tax increase | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD – A member of House Speaker Mike Madigan's leadership team says there will be a vote before the Legislature adjourns this spring to extend or make permanent the "temporary" income tax increase passed in 2011.
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Illinois voters to face a rare 5 ballot questions

Illinois voters to face a rare 5 ballot questions | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
When Illinois voters cast ballots for the November election, they will have a rare opportunity to weigh in on nearly half a dozen hot-button issues.
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Next Illinois governor debate: Things to Watch

Next Illinois governor debate: Things to Watch | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
By SOPHIA TAREEN and SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are getting ready for their third and likely final televised debate.
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30 days to go: The stakes in the Nov. 4 election - Chicago Tribune

30 days to go: The stakes in the Nov. 4 election - Chicago Tribune | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
That furious clicking sound isn't the Sunday "60 Minutes" stopwatch run amok. It's the rapid percussion of candidates' heartbeats as they enter their final 30 days to make the sale before Tuesday, Nov.
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Calls for Illinois pension reform date back nearly a century

Calls for Illinois pension reform date back nearly a century | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Anyone following the pension reform debate knows that Illinois has long diverted the moneys needed to properly fund its pension systems to avoid tax increases, cuts in public services or both. Some may not admit it, but they know it.
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Moody’s reveals deep trouble with Illinois pension system - Watchdog.org

Moody’s reveals deep trouble with Illinois pension system - Watchdog.org | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Moody’s Investors Service, one of the nation’s major credit-rating agencies, conducted a study on each state’s pension liability as a percentage of state revenue and found that Illinois has the highest in the country by a wide margin.
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Aurora mayor talks public safety pension reform in Chicago speech - Aurora Beacon News

Aurora mayor talks public safety pension reform in Chicago speech Aurora Beacon News CHICAGO — Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner called on state legislators to reform benefits for public safety workers and suggested the 660 individual boards that govern...
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Illinois governor candidates focus on business, hiring

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Why Illinois is running last

Why Illinois is running last | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Illinois’ 2011 income tax hike put the brakes on the state’s private-sector jobs recovery.
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Hatcher, Schmitz reflect on their state legislative careers - Kane County Chronicle

Hatcher, Schmitz reflect on their state legislative careers - Kane County Chronicle | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Hatcher, Schmitz reflect on their state legislative careers Kane County Chronicle In looking back at what he has done in his legislative career, Schmitz noted most of his accomplishments have involved “sticks and bricks.” That included paving the...
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Consolidating many governments in Illinois can create savings - Chicago Sun-Times

Consolidating many governments in Illinois can create savings - Chicago Sun-Times | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Consolidating many governments in Illinois can create savings
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Illinois has 6,968 units of government in all, 42 percent more than the distant runner-up, Pennsylvania. But the bills Quinn signed are fly swatters at a garbage dump.
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Small business health exchange launches in Illinois

Small business health exchange launches in Illinois | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
The Affordable Care Act 's online health insurance marketplaces for small businesses launched Monday in Illinois and four other states, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
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Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heat

Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heat | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
With less than two weeks until Election Day, the race for Illinois governor is a dead heat as Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made significant inroads among suburban voters, especially women, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows.
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Illinois governor candidates spar on finance,...

Illinois governor candidates spar on finance,... | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Illinois governor candidates spar on finance, jobs: Locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of November, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, Illinois’ financial...
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How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois - Chicago Tribune

How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois - Chicago Tribune | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Our candidate preference is there for all to see: We've endorsed Bruce Rauner for governor of Illinois.
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Illinois governor hopefuls to meet for 2nd debate

Illinois governor hopefuls to meet for 2nd debate | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Republican Bruce Rauner and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn will debate for a second time as they battle to become Illinois' next governor.
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Rauner brings campaign to Aurora - Aurora Beacon News

Bruce Rauner brought his campaign for governor to Aurora Friday, taking a tour of the International Paper Company at 2540 Prospect Court.
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Higher user fees to help county balance budget - Kane County Chronicle

Higher user fees to help county balance budget - Kane County Chronicle | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Higher user fees to help county balance budget Kane County Chronicle The added user fees – along the reduction of an additional sheriff's deputy and reductions to reflect the salaries and benefits of recent new hires – have balanced the budget,...
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Aurora mayor talks public safety pension reform in Chicago speech - Aurora Beacon News - Aurora - NewsLocker

Aurora mayor talks public safety pension reform in Chicago speech - Aurora Beacon News - Aurora - NewsLocker | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Aurora mayor talks public safety pension reform in Chicago speech Aurora Beacon News CHICAGO — Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner called on state legislators to reform benefits for public safety workers and suggested the 660 individual boards that govern...
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Election 2014: Bruce Rauner no fan of Illinois gambling expansion - Freeport Journal-Standard

Election 2014: Bruce Rauner no fan of Illinois gambling expansion - Freeport Journal-Standard | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
The Republic Election 2014: Bruce Rauner no fan of Illinois gambling expansion Freeport Journal-Standard Rauner, who said any expansion should maximize profit, also said he'd lean against putting slots at O'Hare and Midway airports — one of the...
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House Democrats quietly meeting on school funding

House Democrats quietly meeting on school funding | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
A number of top Democratic House lawmakers have been quietly meeting to discuss a proposed overhaul of Illinois' dated school funding formula, which, if approved, would direct more state money to poorer rural districts at the expense of wealthier...
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Could online voter registration affect election outcome? - Chicago Daily Herald

Could online voter registration affect election outcome? - Chicago Daily Herald | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Could online voter registration affect election outcome?
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Illinoisans started registering to vote online for the first time in June, and the daily tally of applications is beginning to grow.
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Our Opinion: Voters don't need term limits, they need to vote - The State Journal-Register

Our Opinion: Voters don't need term limits, they need to vote - The State Journal-Register | Illinois Legislative Affairs | Scoop.it
Our Opinion: Voters don't need term limits, they need to vote
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“Pat Quinn, Mike Madigan and the Springfield career politicians won today, and the people of Illinois lost,” he said in a statement.
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