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Lawmakers caught playing games

SPRINGFIELD — Instead of eyes on the budget, lawmakers had their eyes on their phones.

May 27, 2016 0
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Casinos expanding rapidly

ILLINOIS – Video gambling has expanded to more than 6,000 locations in less than three years leaving some to wonder if the state is becoming the “Land of Casinos.”

July 27, 2015 0
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Daycare cuts

ILLINOIS – Working families looking for help from the state to pay for daycare are running out of luck. As of July 1, the governor drastically reduced the maximum incomes […]

July 17, 2015 0
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Early Intervention program faces budget challenges

ILLINOIS — Governor Bruce Rauner has promised billions in savings by making painful cuts to state services, but some say his cuts may cost him more than he thinks.

April 21, 2015 0
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$167M in DCFS cuts affect successful program

ILLINOIS – Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget puts a successful program for foster children on the chopping block to help close Illinois’s multi-billion dollar deficit.

February 26, 2015 0
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YPFI: Controlling prison costs

ILLINOIS — Illinois prisons are overcrowded and cost billions, but could a new program help keep people out of jail and save taxpayers money? Illinois spends $1.3 billion a year […]

February 25, 2015 0
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