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Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross on confronting pension reform

Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross speaks with reporters on the importance of state leaders confronting pension reform as soon as possible, Thursday, A...
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State Rep. Kay Hatcher, R-Yorkville,... - Kane County Chronicle | Facebook

State Rep. Kay Hatcher, R-Yorkville, recently celebrated with the Class of 2014 graduates of her Foxy Readers Summer Reading Club. (KC Chronicle: State Rep. Kay Hatcher, R-Yorkville, recently celebrated with the Class of 2014...
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Women of Power honor Waubonsee's Lulu Blacksmith - Aurora Beacon News

Women of Power honor Waubonsee's Lulu Blacksmith - Aurora Beacon News | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Women of Power honor Waubonsee's Lulu Blacksmith Aurora Beacon News Linda Holmes, all of whom praised Blacksmith, not only for her high level of achievements after arriving in this country unable to speak the language, but for her life-long...
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Ill. Chamber of Commerce backs Cross for treasurer

Ill. Chamber of Commerce backs Cross for treasurer | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
An influential business advocacy organization is endorsing Republican state Rep. Tom Cross over Democratic state Sen. Mike Frerichs in the race for Illinois treasurer. (The Illinois Chamber of Commerce is endorsing Republican state Rep.
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Kane County government needs $2 million in cuts | Kane County ...

Kane County government needs $2 million in cuts | Kane County ... | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
The budget was created with the assumption that the property tax levy remains flat for the fourth consecutive year, Board Chairman Chris Lauzen said. The objective, he said, is “not to make it harder on our residents.”.
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Tom Cross Widens Lead Over Mike Frerichs in Illinois Treasurer's ...

Tom Cross Widens Lead Over Mike Frerichs in Illinois Treasurer's ... | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
In the race to replace current Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford, Republican Tom Cross continues to expand his lead over Democrat Mike Frerichs as a new poll out today shows. Tom Cross, who is running to restore a ...
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Foster talks Medicare, Social Security issues in Aurora - Aurora Beacon News

Foster talks Medicare, Social Security issues in Aurora - Aurora Beacon News | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Foster talks Medicare, Social Security issues in Aurora Aurora Beacon News Darlene Senger, a Naperville Republican, said she believes that the nation needs to preserve Medicare and Social Security programs to ensure the programs operate for...
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Focus on suburban jobs. Rep. Senger's economic development bill passed the House... http://t.co/XyXCuArEl8
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New superintendent talks goals with East Aurora parents - Aurora Beacon News

New superintendent talks goals with East Aurora parents - Aurora Beacon News | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
New superintendent talks goals with East Aurora parents
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Linda Chapa LaVia, came to welcome East's new leader. Popp said his No. 1 priority — for students kindergarten through 12th grade — is for every child to graduate high school.
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Tom Cross called "temporary" income tax increase a hoax

Tom Cross called "temporary" income tax increase a hoax | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Republican Candidate for Illinois Treasurer (In 2011, Tom Cross called the "temporary" income tax hike a hoax. Now, the Democrats want to make it permanent.
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Here are the top races in McHenry, Kane counties - Chicago Daily Herald

Here are the top races in McHenry, Kane counties - Chicago Daily Herald | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Here are the top races in McHenry, Kane counties
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Incumbent Tim Schmitz is not running. Nobody filed for the Democratic nomination. Ugaste and Andersson are lawyers, while Miller owns a life-counseling business.
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State Rep. Kay Hatcher On The Importance of Giving Blood - YouTube

House GOP: State Rep. Kay Hatcher On The Importance of Giving Blood http://t.co/WnNFmuysoj
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Kane officials talk funding concerns with state legislators - Elgin Courier News

Kane officials talk funding concerns with state legislators - Elgin Courier News | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Kane officials talk funding concerns with state legislators Elgin Courier News Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen (R-Aurora), familiar with the format as a former state senator, put his message in perspective by saying the legislators have the...
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State Rep. 65th District (Republican): Ugaste - Northwest Herald

State Rep. 65th District (Republican): Ugaste - Northwest Herald | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
“State Rep. 65th District (Republican): Ugaste Northwest Herald Incumbent Republican Timothy Schmitz is not seeking re-election.”
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Schools open dialogue with legislators on state funding - Naperville Sun

Schools open dialogue with legislators on state funding - Naperville Sun | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
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Schools open dialogue with legislators on state funding
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Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, a co-sponsor of the bill in the House, has come under fire from both sides of the issue.
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Chapa LaVia: School funding reform bill 'needs work' - Aurora Beacon News

Chapa LaVia: School funding reform bill 'needs work'
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Linda Chapa LaVia (D-Aurora), who chairs the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee, is the lead sponsor of the companion House bill.
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Tom Cross announces plans for Illinois Report Card

Tom Cross announces plans for Illinois Report Card | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Republican Candidate for Illinois Treasurer (RT @JoinTomCross: Tom Cross announces plans for Illinois Financial Report Card
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Burd, Wheeler competing for 50th District seat - Kane County Chronicle

Burd, Wheeler competing for 50th District seat - Kane County Chronicle | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Burd, Wheeler competing for 50th District seat
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Hatcher, R-Yorkville, has served the 50th District since 2009.
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Fox Valley Park District board to be elected, not appointed - Chicago Daily Herald

Fox Valley Park District board to be elected, not appointed - Chicago Daily Herald | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Fox Valley Park District board to be elected, not appointed
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By 2017, the decision of who gets to be a Fox Valley Park District commissioner will be in the hands of voters, not county board chairmen.
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Lawmakers still need tax vote as adjournment closes in - Herald & Review (blog)

Lawmakers still need tax vote as adjournment closes in - Herald & Review (blog) | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Lawmakers still need tax vote as adjournment closes in
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"It's almost become an elitist program for the state of Illinois," said Aurora Democrat Linda Chapa La Via.
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Township Property Tax Freeze Passes House - State ... - Tom Cross

Township Property Tax Freeze Passes House - State ... - Tom Cross | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House of Representatives has voted to approve a measure that would place a one-year freeze on township property tax assessments; a first step in addressing a major concern of suburban ...
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Kane chairman has new plan to ensure tax freeze - Chicago Daily Herald

Kane chairman has new plan to ensure tax freeze - Chicago Daily Herald | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Kane chairman has new plan to ensure tax freeze
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Chris Lauzen promised to keep Kane County's property tax levy flat during his first term as chairman.
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Three school boards approve AU STEM school - Aurora Beacon News

Three school boards approve AU STEM school - Aurora Beacon News | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Three school boards approve AU STEM school
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Linda Chapa LaVia (D-Aurora) is the chief sponsor of the legislation.
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Tribune endorsements for the Illinois House - Chicago Tribune

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Tribune endorsements for the Illinois House
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The Tribune offers endorsements in other contested House primaries. 50th District: One of our favorite quotes of the last election cycle came from Rep.
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3 Republican state rep candidates vie to replace Cross in 97th House District - Aurora Beacon News

3 Republican state rep candidates vie to replace Cross in 97th House District - Aurora Beacon News | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
3 Republican state rep candidates vie to replace Cross in 97th House District
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Three Republican candidates are vying to replace state Rep.
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