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CAPITOL NEWS DAILY: A whirlwind news day in Illinois

CAPITOL NEWS DAILY: A whirlwind news day in Illinois


The current governor delivered a budget address, a corrupt former-governor delivered a coming-home-from-prison address, and news broke late that the state’s powerful House Speaker was named in a federal subpoena of a small southwestern suburb Wednesday in a whirlwind Illinois news day.

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The newsletter includes additional reporting notes and insights from our news team of Bureau Chief Jerry Nowicki and reporters Rebecca Anzel, Peter Hancock and Ben Orner. Here is some that reporting that was in this morning's newsletter. Click here to check out all of what was in today's Capitol News Daily!


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