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[30 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Illinois lawmakers today approved a $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike to generate more money for health care for low-income people.

The Senate voted 31-27 in favor, sending the measure to Gov. Pat Quinn,…

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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Most political insiders have suspected that Aaron Schock, the 31-year-old wunderkind congressman who represents the Peoria area, will stay and rise in the House, or perhaps run for the Senate if…

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[31 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

LAKE COUNTY – Still anticipating confirmation that State Senator Suzi Schmidt has decided to not seek re-election in 2012, Illinois Review received notice this morning that Lake County Tea Party leader Lennie Jarratt has thrown his hat into the GOP…

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[29 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

In Part 3 of Illinois Review’s conversation with Lincolnshire pediatrician Dr. Arie Friedman, we talked about his public policy expertise concerning health care. Familiar with the concept of health care exchanges, and the fact that Illinois and all other states…

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[10 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO – Meet the Press was broadcast Sunday from NBC Chicago studios. Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan discussed what needs to be done in Congress to set the nation’s economic course straight.

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[6 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

SPRINGFIELD — There’s little a state lawmaker can do to relieve the skyrocketing costs of filling our gas tanks, but State Senator Kirk Dillard (R-Burr Ridge) is trying. He has introduced legislation in Springfield to reduce the doubling of sales…

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[5 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

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We’re back in this morning with John Harris on the stand, and a slew of recordings that delve deep into…

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[5 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

How dare they use the name "Geronimo"? Who authorized used the name of a Native American hero as the code name for Osama bin Laden? That’s what the Democrat-run U.S. Senate’s Indian Affairs Committee will be investigating today. “The hearing…

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[15 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

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A sprawling education-reform package that could lengthen the school year in Chicago, give school…

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[14 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Illinois House passed HB161, a bill requiring all Link cards (the state of Illinois ‘Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program delivery mechanism) to include a photo of the benefit recipient .

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