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Lawmaker signs most subpoenas for Quinn program
CHICAGO (AP) — Five former state officials under Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration will be subpoenaed to testify about a troubled 2010 anti-violence program next month, but the rejection of two other subpoenas by a key Democratic lawmaker on Tuesday reignited claims of election year politics.Continued ...
7 called to testify on Quinn anti-violence program
CHICAGO (AP) — A legislative subcommittee voted Monday to subpoena seven former state officials connected to Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence initiative that's also under federal and Cook County probes.Continued ...
Education board chief got $48K to leave
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Board of Higher Education paid a former executive director $48,000 to resign in the fall of 2012 while stating publicly — to avoid negative publicity — that he would be available for consultation during the transition to a new chief, the state's inspector general said in a report released Friday.Continued ...
Report details hurdles to immigrant health signups
CHICAGO (AP) — A poorly designed federal system prevented perhaps thousands of immigrants from enrolling in coverage under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, according to a preliminary report from an Illinois advocacy group.Continued ...
Term limit, political map lawsuit unfolds in court
CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge said Wednesday that she will decide next week whether two measures, one calling for limits on the terms of lawmakers and a second that would strip politicians of the power to draw Illinois election district boundaries, can appear on the November ballot.Continued ...
Illinois election officials vote on 2 ballot items
CHICAGO (AP) — A measure calling for lawmaker term limits is all but ready for the November ballot, elections officials decided Tuesday as they also reluctantly agreed to give backers of an initiative changing how Illinois draws political boundaries more time to validate signatures.Continued ...
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