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GOP lawmakers seek to stop ‘revolving door,’ pension payouts GOP lawmakers seek to stop ‘revolving door,’ pension payouts

GOP lawmakers seek to stop ‘revolving door,’ pension payouts

With increased state and national attention on ethics in politics, a pair of Republican lawmakers filed separate bills this week to add their own reforms to the mix. One would restrict former lawmakers from quickly becoming lobbyists. The other would eliminate pensions for new lawmakers after 2020. Both, however, are unlikely to make it out of committee.

Pritzker issues disaster proclamation as temperatures plummet Pritzker issues disaster proclamation as temperatures plummet

Pritzker issues disaster proclamation as temperatures plummet

As much of the state braces for brutally cold weather over the next few days, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation today to make a wide variety of state resources available to help communities affected by approaching winter storms and record low temperatures.

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Illinois' political map has shifted dramatically in the 21st century with Democrats now dominating large cities and the suburbs, and Republicans holding small towns and rural areas. Two researchers at Southern Illinois University, John Jackson and John Foster, discuss that trend and the new paper they have just published. (Read the whole paper at news.siu.edu/2022/06/061522-Lat…context-for-22.php)

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