September 19, 2012

Congress Fails to Act on Farm Bill as Deadline Nears

Congressman Tim Johnson (R-Urbana) wants fellow lawmakers to vote on a new farm bill very soon before it expires on Sept. 30. Johnson is a member of the House Agriculture Committee, where the farm bill has sat since July.

September 18, 2012

Illinois Supreme Court Case Challenges Education Funding

A case before the Illinois Supreme Court is a challenge to the heart of how Illinois pays for education. A group of taxpayers on Tuesday asked the state’s high court to find that Illinois law discriminates against poor school districts.

September 18, 2012

In Video, Kirk Urges Action on Illinois Credit Rating

Illinois U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has released a video about the recent downgrade of the state’s credit rating. It’s the first video the Republican senator has released that isn’t about his recovery from the stroke he suffered earlier this year.


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