Illinois Public Media News

AP - Illinois Public Media News - August 22, 2014

State Supreme Court Upholds Ruling Against Term Limits Referendum

By The Associated Press

The Illinois Supreme Court is refusing to take up an appeal of a lower court's ruling that prohibits a vote on term limits from appearing on the November ballot.  

Categories: Government, Politics




NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 16, 2014

What’s Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?

By Scott Neuman

Texas Gov. Rick Perry at the Iowa State Fair on Tuesday.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, considered a possible GOP presidential candidate in 2016, was indicted on felony abuse-of-power charges late Friday in connection with his veto of funding for state public corruption prosecutors. The case, which has been bubbling for months, is complicated.



AP - Illinois Public Media News - August 14, 2014

President Comments On Events in Ferguson, Iraq

By The Associated Press

President Obama, speaking from Martha's Vineyard

President Barack Obama says there is no excuse for the use of excessive force by police in the tense aftermath of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and no excuse for violence against the police.



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 12, 2014

IL Treasurer Candidate Accuses Frerichs Of Patronage, Financial Mismanagement

By Jeff Bossert

Backers of Rep. Tom Cross hold press conference in Champaign.

State Rep. Tom Cross’ campaign team accuses his Democratic opponent for state treasurer of political patronage, and costing taxpayers millions while he was Champaign County Auditor.

Categories: Economics, Politics


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