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Sunshine paying dividends for farmers

Less rain last week enabled farmers to get back into the fields, while the sunshine is helping crops improve as well. According to the United

Bills signed into law

Gov. Rauner took action on a number of bills throughout the week. For a complete list, please visit the Senate Action page of the Senate

Illinois sparks tourists’ interest

Illinois continues to welcome growing tourist numbers and their economic benefits for the fourth straight year in a row. According the Illinois Department of Commerce

State Fair returns to Springfield

In just a matter of weeks, Springfield will welcome tens of thousands of fairgoers, as the fairgrounds open for the annual Illinois State Fair. Scheduled

Pay hike rejected

After extensive criticism from Republican lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner, a two-percent pay hike for lawmakers that took effect on July 1 was rejected in

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