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Yingling hosting town hall meetings

http://ift.tt/2oflFJJ State Rep. Sam Yingling will host town hall meetings Wednesday, May 3 in Wauconda and Saturday, May 6 in Grayslake. The first will be 6 to 7 p.m. at …

House Democrats, Unions Push for Minimum Wage Increase

http://ift.tt/2oR1YVu Will Guzzardi joined workers at the Labor Temple in Peoria to promote … means more money for groceries and some new school shoes for her kids.

Stuart, Greenwood push for nursing home care legislation

http://ift.tt/2oV17Fi Stuart and Greenwood were joined by Andrew Kretschmar, advocacy manager for Alzheimer’s Association, and Jamie Freschi, ombudsman for Illinois Long-Term Care, in order to push for legislation to improve care for nursing home residents. According to a …

Democrat Halpin supports Constitutional amendment to change

http://ift.tt/2onMOFu ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Democrats in the Illinois House of Representatives voted for another stop gap spending plan. Republicans say it’s a non-starter …

Halpin, McCombie co-sponsored property tax relief bill passed by House

http://ift.tt/2pcADN6 A bipartisan property tax relief bill co-sponsored by two local legislators passed overwhelmingly in the Illinois House last week. State reps. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, and Tony McCombie, R-Savanna, were among more than 40 sponsors of the bill that would …

Hoffman helps pass legislation offering property tax relief to middle-class families

http://ift.tt/2oc9TfL Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, increasing the value of key property tax credits for families, seniors and veterans. “I consistently hear from residents in my …

State lawmakers push to reopen work camp

http://ift.tt/2oIg2DF HARDIN COUNTY — State lawmakers will consider reopening the Hardin … Denton says she hopes state lawmakers decide to reopen the facility.

Phelps grateful for cell phone contributions

http://ift.tt/2nIaxR0 HARRISBURG — State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, said he wished to thank the Southern Illinois community for its help with providing cell …

PODCAST: Rep. Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) and Ralph Martire

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PODCAST: Rep. Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) and Ralph Martire: Play now!

State Rep. Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) joins the News Hour along with guest Ralph Martire of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability.

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