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Pension reform bill revealed - Pekin Daily Times

Pension reform bill revealed
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Likewise, House Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego) told the Chicago Sun-Times he was wary. “The cost shift is problematic,” Cross said.
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Counterpoint: New Illinois school funding bill not ready for prime-time - Reboot Illinois

Counterpoint: New Illinois school funding bill not ready for prime-time - Reboot Illinois | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
State Rep. Ron Sandack, R-Downers Grove, supports changing school funding but not with SB 16, the new Illinois school funding bill, as written.
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Veto Session Focuses on School Funding; Min Wage - 1340 WJOL

Veto Session Focuses on School Funding; Min Wage
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Representative Linda Chapa LaVia says she has no intentions of bringing the bill to the floor before new lawmakers are sworn in.
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Wheeler dominates against Burd in 50th District - Kane County Chronicle

Wheeler dominates against Burd in 50th District - Kane County Chronicle | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Wheeler dominates against Burd in 50th District
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Kay Hatcher, R-Yorkville, who did not seek re-election. Burd said she wanted to give voters a choice, and said: "I did that, either way it's resolved.
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Foster, Senger debate gridlock, minimum wage

Foster, Senger debate gridlock, minimum wage | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Republican challenger Darlene Senger was on the attack during much of a televised debate in which she called Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster a "do-nothing" candidate.
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Burd, Wheeler differ on issues at candidate forum - Kane County Chronicle

Burd, Wheeler differ on issues at candidate forum - Kane County Chronicle | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Burd, Wheeler differ on issues at candidate forum
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Kay Hatcher, R-Yorkville, who is not seeking re-election. Wheeler and Burd were among six candidates from three races.
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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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A new sheriff in town: Kramer says he has 'a lot of work ahead of me' - Kane County Chronicle

A new sheriff in town: Kramer says he has 'a lot of work ahead of me' - Kane County Chronicle | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
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A new sheriff in town: Kramer says he has 'a lot of work ahead of me'
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Donald Kramer, 56, of Geneva, said he appreciated that Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen included George Kramer in the ceremony.
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Kane County Board recognizes Sheriff Perez's 'distinguished' career - Suburban Life Publications

Kane County Board recognizes Sheriff Perez's 'distinguished' career - Suburban Life Publications | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Kane County Board recognizes Sheriff Perez's 'distinguished' career Suburban Life Publications Board Chairman Chris Lauzen said work is still being done on the executives' compensation, but “the impact on this budget is zero.” Raises will be...
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Campaigns go into overdrive this weekend - The Southern

Campaigns go into overdrive this weekend - The Southern | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD -- With the clock ticking on the 2014 election season, Illinois politicians spent Thursday prepping for a final weekend on the campaign trail.
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State House District 41 hopefuls view job through Naperville lens - Naperville Sun

Money is on voters' minds, according to Grant Wehrli and Ed Agustin, Naperville residents who want to represent the 41st District in Springfield
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Jobs, immigration among issues in 11th Congressional District race

Jobs, immigration among issues in 11th Congressional District race | Local elected officials | Scoop.it
Jobs, immigration among issues in 11th Congressional District race: Darlene Senger, R-Naperville, ... http://t.co/QZor950WFm #naperville
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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
Herald & Review (blog)
"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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