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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

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

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

Need for compromise

House lawmakers returned to Springfield July 21 for hearings that Democrat legislative leaders said showed the perils of adopting Rauner’s pro-business agenda. The Senate has

Law could help save millions

A new law that would end state payments to benefit recipients who are deceased could save taxpayers millions of dollars. House Bill 3311, signed by

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