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  • Wealth, minimum wage pop up in governor race

    CHICAGO – Illinois’s gubernatorial race turned to the question of whether a candidate’s personal wealth should be a qualifying factor in holding publi ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Illinois schools start year with 24 new mandates

    SPRINGFIELD – Schools in Illinois have begun their academic years with two dozen new requirements from lawmakers that don't come with any correspondin ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Illinois Medicaid pushes long-acting birth control

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor in an effort to save taxpayer money o ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Emanuel to sign minimum wage executive order for Chicago

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to sign an executive order that requires city contractors and subcontractors to pay employees a $13-an-hour ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:43 am
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