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Cross Honored with “Guardian of Small Business” Award - House ...

Cross Honored with “Guardian of Small Business” Award - House ... | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
“Leader Tom Cross has demonstrated time and again his willingness to fight for small business owners and help preserve their ability to grow and succeed,” said Kim Clarke Maisch, NFIB/Illinois State Director.
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Kane County weighs long term impact of state budget impasse

Kane County weighs long term impact of state budget impasse | Local elected officials | Scoop.it

Kane County has enough cash on hand for the time being to make up for the revenues the state of Illinois is supposed to be sending every month but isn't, however, the county will need to start making long term plans if the state budget impasse...

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New Kane County website offers insight on budget, finances - Chicago Tribune

New Kane County website offers insight on budget, finances - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
For people who like numbers or want an in depth and transparent look into the county's finances, Kane County has a wealth of information online.
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Illinois needs term limits - Madison County Record

Illinois needs term limits - Madison County Record | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Polls have shown that vast majorities of citizens on both sides of the political aisle back term limits for their elected officials.
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IL outmigration demonstrates need for reforms
People need opportunities in IL
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Kane County narrows 2016 budget gap - Kane County Chronicle

Kane County narrows 2016 budget gap - Kane County Chronicle | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
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Kane County narrows 2016 budget gap
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County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen expressed his gratitude, noting he understood the sacrifices made. For McMahon, that meant using a phased-in approach to add new personnel.
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Keith Wheeler on Twitter

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IL outmigration demonstrates need for reforms
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Former '85 Bear considering run for Aurora mayor - Chicago Tribune

Former '85 Bear considering run for Aurora mayor - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Kurt Becker has had an interesting last couple of months.
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Rauner signs Kane County judicial fee bill - Chicago Tribune

Rauner signs Kane County judicial fee bill - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a bill allowing Kane County to impose a judicial facility fee to court filings, a new revenue source earmarked for the county's Judicial Center expansion.
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Chapa LaVia launches run for Aurora mayor - Chicago Tribune

Chapa LaVia launches run for Aurora mayor - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia wants a new job.
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Auditor launching OpenGov, giving public access to county business - Chicago Tribune

Auditor launching OpenGov, giving public access to county business - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Kane County is taking transparency up a notch with a website, OpenGov, which gives an unprecedented amount of information to the public in an easy, understandable format, county Auditor Terry Hunt said.
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Small Business Owner Caucus Co-Chair Sente Identifies Group Priorities - Chicago Tribune

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Small businesses will have a stronger voice in the state legislature thanks to the Small Business Owner Caucus (SBOC) recently formed by State Rep.
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Former state Rep. Darlene Senger joins Illinois Policy Institute and Illinois Policy Action

RT @kmrasmussen: Former state Rep. Darlene Senger joins Illinois Policy Institute and Illinois Policy Action http://t.co/JvyntCibKI #twill
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The bitter budget fight in Illinois will continue as $6 billion deficit looms - Watchdog.org

The bitter budget fight in Illinois will continue as $6 billion deficit looms - Watchdog.org | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
As pressure mounts to balance the FY 2016 budget, debates erupted on the floor of the Illinois House over how to fix the state's $6 billion budget deficit.
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Building a 21st Century Workforce / Bold Bets: Future of Manufacturing

Linda Holmes, Senator and Chairperson, Committee on Commerce and Economic Development, Illinois State Senate Mario Kratsch, Director, Skills Initiative, Germ...

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Aurora event focuses on services for those with disabilities - Chicago Tribune

Aurora event focuses on services for those with disabilities - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Aurora event looks at transition into adulthood for those with disabilities
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Aurora opens Indian Trail bridges after two years of construction - Chicago Tribune

Aurora opens Indian Trail bridges after two years of construction - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
The Indian Trail bridges in Aurora are open to traffic after two years, wider and stronger.
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Federal funds frozen in squabble - Herald & Review

Federal funds frozen in squabble - Herald & Review | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Federal funds frozen in squabble
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Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego. "All of a sudden, we are adding almost $600 million in general revenue funds when we don't even have a budget," said state Rep.
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​Rep. Wheeler seeks community participation on K-12, higher education advisory ... - Kendall County Now (subscription)

​Rep. Wheeler seeks community participation on K-12, higher education advisory ... - Kendall County Now (subscription) | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Rep. Wheeler seeks community participation on K-12, higher education advisory ...
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Latest state budget fix gets murky - The Southern

Latest state budget fix gets murky - The Southern | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD — A plan to tap into billions of dollars in federal funding to help steer the state through its ongoing budget impasse faces an uncertain future after Gov. Bruce
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Aurora project aims to revitalize old hospital building downtown - Chicago Tribune

Aurora project aims to revitalize old hospital building downtown - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Aurora officials have announced that a $20 million project to revitalize the former St. Charles Hospital building downtown is ready to go.
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Reps. Wheeler, Pritchard to host community conversation | Kendall County Now - Kendall County Now (subscription)

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State Reps. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, and Bob Pritchard, R-Sycamore, are hosting a coffee and conversation at 10 a.m.
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LINDA CHAPA LaVia Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Aurora, IL

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 6:30 pm, State Representative The Honorable Linda Chapa LaVia Announced her Candidacy for Mayor of Aurora, IL. Mayor Thomas ...
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Second ScaleUp Graduation to Take Place June 10 in Aurora - Chicago Tribune

Second ScaleUp Graduation to Take Place June 10 in Aurora - Chicago Tribune | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Fourteen male and female business owners in the western suburbs who have completed the Women's Business Development Center's (WBDC) ScaleUp program designed to take established business owners to the next level of business growth, will receive...
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Rauner: Expect a very long extra session - Chicago Daily Herald

Rauner: Expect a very long extra session - Chicago Daily Herald | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers are about to enter the "final" week of their annual scheduled session in Springfield.
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Pension ruling will hit suburbs' budgets, too, mayors say - Chicago Daily Herald

Pension ruling will hit suburbs' budgets, too, mayors say - Chicago Daily Herald | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Many suburban mayors have waged a longtime push to try to help their local budgets by cutting police officer and firefighter pension benefits.
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