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[23 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

* AP…
High school seniors’ unease over the lack of state funding for Illinois universities is contributing to a drop in applications at a number of campuses, and the problem appears to primarily affect schools facing the some of the toughest financial struggles.
A review of admissions data by The Associated Press found that applications for the […]

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[23 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

Springfield State Journal-Register columnist and union activist Bernie Schoenburg’s Sunday column was dedicated to providing a shiny advertisement for Evanston Democrat State Sen. Daniel Biss and something he’s calling “The Road Back” to “Good Illinois.” Here’s how Bernie started off: State Sen. DANIEL BISS, D-Evanston, agrees with Gov. BRUCE RAUNER that Illinois has plenty of problems, but he says the Republican governor is wrong in his proposed solutions. And Biss, through a series of videos — one released and four to go —…

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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

*** UPDATE ***  ”This is not a reversal,” I’m told. The administration has always had a plan to somehow repurpose the facility, I was informed in no uncertain terms.
[ *** End Of Update *** ]
* As we’ve discussed many times before, Gov. Bruce Rauner’s main weak spot is Republican legislators. Whenever they […]

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[20 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

* Illinois Review is reporting on a proposed Illinois Republican Party compromise over its platform plank on gay marriage. The existing plank…

* The proposed compromise…

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