Illinois House of Representatives

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Name: Illinois House of Representatives
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

2015 budget balanced for 11th straight year

David Lipowski, Staff Writer1:28 pm PDT September 30, 2014The Board of Education unanimously approved a fiscal year 2015 budget during a public hearing held on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at Andrew High School, 9001 W. 171st St. The public hearing preceded the ... [Published Orland Park Prairie - 7 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

The League of Women Voters candidate forum set for Oct. 15

DOWNERS GROVE – Illinois 81st Representative District candidates Ron Sandack and Elizabeth "Liz" Chaplin will be speak at a forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Downers Grove Village Hall Council Chambers, 801 Burlington Ave.The public is welcome to attend ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lemont Superintendents: Senate Bill 16 Would Cost Our Schools $2 Million

The School Funding Reform of Act would pull roughly $2 million from your Lemont schools, superintendents say.Pending legislation in the IllinoisHouse of Representatives could remove nearly $2 million annually from Lemontschools. As the superintendents ... [Published Lemont Patch - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Local school chiefs wary of proposed education funding reform bill

CALUMET CITY | Count Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 Superintendent Creg Williams among those who are wary of a bill pending before the Illinois General Assembly that aims to reform state public education funding.The bill calls for ... [Published NWI Times - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Funding reform could cost school district $4.5M

ELMHURST – Community Unit School District 205 stands to lose $4.5 million annually if a bill is approved that redistributes state education funds based on need.“We only get about 7 percent of our budget from the state. However, it’s a significant amount ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Voice of the Reader: Enyart has vote

To the Editor:Almost 20 years ago Mike Bost defeated me for reelection to the Illinois House of Representatives -- a position that he still holds. During all of these years I have not criticized him in public. I have always thought that I would be too ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

District 99 could lose $3 million in annual state funding

DOWNERS GROVE – A state senate bill that would overhaul the way Illinois funds education by distributing money to school districts based on financial need would cost Downers Grove School District 99 more than $3 million annually, according to the dis ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Quigley: Pro-business mantra serves Rauner well

More than 225 business people from multiple area chambers of commerce – including some 60 from the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry – gathered together Sept. 8 at Venuti’s Ristorante and Banquet Hall in Addison to hear Republican Gubernatorial ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois lawmakers considering change to workers’ compensation for paramedics

As emergency medical service providers, paramedics in Illinois face numerous hazards in the workplace on a daily basis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2011, the most recent year that statistics were available, EMS workers, ... [Published JD Supra - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

D.205 faces complications as it prepares to approve school year budget

DOLTON | A financial adviser helping Thornton Township High School District 205 prepare its budget for the current fiscal year said the district faces several complicating factors from Illinois state government in the near future.Robert Grossi told the ... [Published NWI Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois law that raises tax on captive insurers draws fire

An Illinois law that apparently will subject Illinois-based companies to self-procurement taxes on premiums placed in their captives could be “very detrimental” to those companies' captive operations, a captive association leader said.The measure, presented ... [Published Business Insurance - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Fischer: State representative candidates take on challenge

While many see mandated term limits as an answer to non-responsive government, I was never a big fan. I have always thought that if an elected representative is doing a good job, and lacking a better alternative, the incumbent should be allowed to continue ... [Published Naperville Sun - Sep 12 2014]

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...And all the years 90 percent of his statements he has made to the news media could be summed up as "it's the Democrats fault, we need to cut waste and spending" and of course no new taxes. All of these statements have been said by most politicians who don't have any real solution to our problems
"We are being seen as a source of funding for other parts of the state."
"One thing I learned in the military is that the best leaders aren't loud. They lead by example, and my example is to get the job done for the working men and women in this nation" Enyart said
“I hope there is a good turnout,” said Libby Choate. "I hope people do honor him by coming out. The museum has done a wonderful job with this exhibit and I hope they come for him.”"

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2015 budget balanced for 11th straight year [Published Orland Park Prairie - 7 hours ago]
The League of Women Voters candidate forum set ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - 20 hours ago]
Lemont Superintendents: Senate Bill 16 Would Co... [Published Lemont Patch - Sep 30 2014]
Illinois House to Consider Repealing Law That S... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
Gridleys obscured in local legend and lore [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 28 2014]
Local school chiefs wary of proposed education ... [Published NWI Times - Sep 28 2014]
Funding reform could cost school district $4.5M [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 26 2014]
District 86 could lose $1.76 million in annual ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 26 2014]
Kilquist, Bryant square off in debate [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 26 2014]
Greater Central Illinois in 30 Things: Jim Edgar [Published Journal Gazette and Times Courier - Sep 25 2014]
Voice of the Reader: Enyart has vote [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 24 2014]
District 99 could lose $3 million in annual sta... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 19 2014]
Quigley: Pro-business mantra serves Rauner well [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 18 2014]
Illinois lawmakers considering change to worker... [Published JD Supra - Sep 15 2014]
Former mayor of DeKalb remembered [Published Daily Chronicle - Sep 15 2014]
Enyart and AFL-CIO leader make joint appearance [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 14 2014]
D.205 faces complications as it prepares to app... [Published NWI Times - Sep 14 2014]
Illinois law that raises tax on captive insurer... [Published Business Insurance - Sep 12 2014]
Fischer: State representative candidates take o... [Published Naperville Sun - Sep 12 2014]
Fight to ratify ERA measure renewed 9 minutes ago [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Sep 11 2014]
Marijuana Start-ups Compete for Investment in C... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 09 2014]
Marijuana Start-ups Compete for Investment in C... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 09 2014]
Clyde Choate wartime exhibit on display through... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 05 2014]
Holding My Nose for Term Limits: They’re Lazy a... [Published River Cities Reader - Sep 04 2014]
Lt. Gov. Simon visits Algonquin Rotary Club to ... [Published Northwest Herald - Sep 03 2014]
Nybo Appointed To Serve on Key Illinois Senate ... [Published Elmhurst Patch - Aug 28 2014]
Illinois Rideshare Bills Vetoed; Insurance Grou... [Published Insurance Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Midday open thread: 'Tightness-looseness' theor... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 07 2014]
Spending precedes revenue as Illinois House pas... [Published Reuters: Politics - May 16 2014]
IlIinois Moves to Make Water Infrastructure Mor... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 09 2014]
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Midday open thread: 'Tightness-looseness' theor... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 07 2014]
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Corporations are religious people : Here is what you missed on Sunday Kos: Pre-registering young people to vote: A key strategy for 2014 and 2016 , by Denise Oliver Velez Why that 'Worst President' Quinnipiac poll ...
IlIinois Moves to Make Water Infrastructure Mor... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 09 2014]
Rob Moore, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago Governor Quinn  of Illinois will soon receive a bill for his signature that will increase the amount of state support for green infrastructure, water efficiency, and other projects that make communities’ water ...
This week in the war on voting: Putting photos ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 12 2014]
This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades Obama-appointed U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled this week that the state of Texas must turn over legislators' emails related to the much-disputed ...
Illinois House Approves Measure to Repair Chica... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 08 2014]
Illinois House Approves Measure to Repair Chicago Pensions Bloomberg Chicago's effort to stabilize two of its four pensions won approval in the Illinois House of Representatives. The measure aimed at restoring retirement funds for laborers and municipal ...
When in doubt, tax the rich [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 23 2014]
When in doubt, tax the rich |Rare : "He tells the developing story in Illinois, where Michael J. Madigan, the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives and Chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, plans to push for a three percent tax hike ...
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