Illinois House of Representatives

Type: Organization
Name: Illinois House of Representatives
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lobbyist says Sauk Village will get $385K in state grants

SAUK VILLAGE | Al Ronan, a former state legislator-turned-lobbyist, informed village officials Tuesday they will receive some $385,000 in grants that will pay for repairs to local roads and parks.Ronan, whose lobbying firm is used by Sauk Village and ... [Published NWI Times - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Schiff Hardin LLP Welcomes Raghav Murali as an Associate in the Environmental Group

Raghav Murali  has joined the Schiff Hardin LLP Chicago office as an associate in the Environmental  Group. He previously served as chief policy adviser for the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).In his role as chief policy adviser, Mr. Murali ... [Published Schiff Hardin - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Illinois voters do have a choice in November

To the Editor:Well-known columnist George Will recently wrote an article, titled “Where the voters are left without a choice.” As you may imagine, the article was about Illinois and the consequences of what is effectively one-party rule.Illinois now lands ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon dead at 86

at 2:48 PM CDTBELLEVILLE, Ill. – Former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon died Sunday at his downstate home just one day before his 87th birthday.Dixon was a politician for over 40 years, serving in the Illinois House of Representatives and Senate, Illinois Treasurer ... [Published Central illinois News Center - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Midday open thread: 'Tightness-looseness' theory of the states, Alan Dixon R.I.P.

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 VelezWhy that 'Worst President' Quinnipiac poll is catnip ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 4 reports

Alan Dixon, the gentleman from Illinois, has died - St. Louis Business Journal

The cover of Sen. Alan Dixon's book, "The Gentleman from Illinois"Kelly Moffitt Social Engagement Manager - St. Louis Business JournalFormer U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon died July 6 at his Fairview Heights home.Dixon, 86, passed away after an illness that sent ... [Published Clayton Richmond Heights Patch - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Kifowit Draws Attention to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

_ AURORA, Ill. - Continuing her efforts to bring to light issues affecting veterans, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, is raising awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Day on June 27.As a veteran, I have met many service members who ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

REX American Resources Appoints J. Dennis Hastert to Board of Directors

(NYSE: REX) (“REX” or the “Company”) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors, acting pursuant to the Company’s Bylaws, increased the number of directors from eight to nine and appointed J. Dennis Hastert to fill the newly created directorship. ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

US: Campaign launched to end gay-to-straight conversion therapy ‘in the next five years’

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has today launched a campaign aiming to end gay-to-straight conversion therapy in the US within “the next five years”.The new campaign, named “ #BornPerfect: The Campaign to End Conversion Therapy ”, will ... [Published Pink News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

State treasurer candidate to visit fair Tuesday

Mike Boland, Democratic candidate for Indiana state treasurer, will visit the Democrats’ booth at the Wayne County Fair at 5 p.m. Tuesday.Boland of Fishers is a first-time candidate in Indiana. He served for 16 years in the Illinois House of Representatives ... [Published Palladium Item - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Today in history for Saturday, June 21, 2014

Today is Saturday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2014. There are 193 days left in the year.1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies of the Trinity Episcopal Church will give a strawberry festival tonight at Island City Hall accompanied by tableaux vivants and m ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Illinois: How will we fix our budget problems? Let’s tax millionaires!

Taxing the rich will save us ... right? This worked so well for France that Belgium had a real estate boom with the new tax on millionaires was announced.  And New Jersey learned that millionaires have a tendency to leave when confronted with higher ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Mar 21 2014]

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"We had no chance to stop that," Ronan told Sauk Village officials. "That bill was very popular with legislators across the board."
...that we reached an agreement on a common-sense law that benefits everyone, from the home-based producers to the consumers," Senator Trotter said. "I commend Chloe Stirling for showing all of us what some ingenuity, desire and a never-say-die attitude can accomplish."
"He was a statesman, but he was also a warm and friendly soul who never met a stranger,” said Gov. Pat Quinn."
...For as the authors write, tighter societies generally have had to deal with "a greater number of ecological and historical threats, including fewer natural resources, more natural disasters, a greater incidence of territorial threat, higher population density, and greater pathogen prevalence."

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Lobbyist says Sauk Village will get $385K in st... [Published NWI Times - Jul 20 2014]
Schiff Hardin LLP Welcomes Raghav Murali as an ... [Published Schiff Hardin - Jul 17 2014]
Letter: Illinois voters do have a choice in Nov... [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 12 2014]
Girl, 12, whose cupcake business was once shut ... [Published WLS Chicago - Jul 10 2014]
Former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon dead at 86 [Published Central illinois News Center - Jul 07 2014]
Midday open thread: 'Tightness-looseness' theor... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 07 2014]
Midday open thread: 'Tightness-looseness' theor... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 07 2014]
Alan Dixon, the gentleman from Illinois, has di... [Published Clayton Richmond Heights Patch - Jul 07 2014]
Alan Dixon, "the gentleman from Illinois," has ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 07 2014]
Alan J. Dixon: Former U.S. Senator From Illinoi... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Jul 06 2014]
Former U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon Dies [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Jul 06 2014]
Governor Quinn Unveils I-74 Section Renaming fo... [Published Noodls - Jul 02 2014]
Bruce Rauner bullies and mocks Governor Pat Qui... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 27 2014]
Kifowit Draws Attention to Post-Traumatic Stres... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 27 2014]
REX American Resources Appoints J. Dennis Haste... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jun 26 2014]
US: Campaign launched to end gay-to-straight co... [Published Pink News - Jun 24 2014]
State treasurer candidate to visit fair Tuesday [Published Palladium Item - Jun 23 2014]
'>Implementing an Outpatient Pharmacy Med-to-Be... [Published PPP Mag.com - Jun 23 2014]
Today in history for Saturday, June 21, 2014 [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jun 21 2014]
ASCD's 2014 Elected Leaders and Affiliate Award... [Published ASCD Educational Leadership - Jun 19 2014]
City attorney seeks Attorney General's opinion ... [Published 13 WREX-TV - Jun 18 2014]
Alderman express shock that hiring monitor thin... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 18 2014]
YWCA of Rockford CEO honored [Published Rockford Register Star - Jun 18 2014]
An early Morgan County soldier [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Jun 16 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]
This week in the war on voting: Putting photos ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 12 2014]
Illinois House Approves Measure to Repair Chica... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 08 2014]
When in doubt, tax the rich [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 23 2014]
Illinois: How will we fix our budget problems? ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Mar 21 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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