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[27 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Limited Publishing till New Year’s Day.

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[27 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Illinois' pension-reform issue seemed to make some progress this month, but labor and legislators still question the latest, bipartisan proposal addressing the state's $95 billion pension problem, and as of press time the state's We Are One…

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[27 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Shaw says Illinois has improved in terms of honest government since Rod Blagojevich took office 10 years ago, whether or not the state is any better run. The index also takes into account conflict-of-interest laws and whistleblower protection. The new …

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[27 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

When CTA president Forrest Claypool and Mayor Emanuel announced the Renew Crew program in September 2011, Claypool promised 100 stations would see improvements in a year. Eighty-eight of the CTA's 145 stations have received facelifts, according …

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[27 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Shortly after the CTU strike Barbara Byrd-Bennett replaced Jean Claude Brizard as the CPS CEO. As her first official course of action she went to Springfield to seek an extension on a bill that required CPS to disclose a list of schools it planned to …

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[27 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

The American Thinker

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[26 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Flashback. The Daily Princetonian reports on David Gregory’s wife of Fannie Mae fame:“Fannie Mae was just coming through an accounting scandal, and they had put in a new CEO, and they called me, and I interviewed and was quite impressed with the CEO…

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[26 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

From the Illinois Opportunity Project – Illinois lawmakers will be headed back to Springfield shortly after the new year to vote on several key issues facing the state, the largest of which could be a vote to make 2011’s historic…