Speaker of the House Paul Ryan holds up a copy of the American Health Care Act during a March 7 news conference with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. (left), and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., outside
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May 25, 2017

GOP Health Plan Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured, Budget Office Says

The revised Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will leave 23 million more people uninsured in 2026 than if that act, also known as Obamacare, were to remain in place. The GOP bill would also reduce the deficit by $119 billion over 10 years.


Rep. Will Davis (D-Homewood) chats with advocates representing suburban school districts Wednesday.
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May 25, 2017

School Funding Bill Clears Procedural Hurdle

Lawmakers of both parties, and even Gov. Bruce Rauner, agree that Illinois doesn't fund schools in an equitable manner. One plan earned bipartisan approval in a House committee Wednesday, clearing a procedural hurdle that positions it for possible speedy passage.


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May 24, 2017

GOP Rose Rips Senate Dems’ Budget Bill; Democrat Bennett Defends It

Republicans including state Senator Chapin Rose of Mahomet quickly criticized a $37.3 billion budget package passed Tuesday by the Illinois Senate. But Democrats like Sen. Scott Bennett of Champaign are coming to the bill's defense.


President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, smiles at Saudi King Salman, upon his arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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May 20, 2017

Trump Arrives In Saudi Arabia To A Warm Welcome, Despite Troubles At Home

President Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday carrying baggage — namely, a swirl of controversy stemming from his firing of FBI Director James Comey and the ongoing Russia investigations. But his hosts in Riyadh aren't likely to be bothered by it all.


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May 19, 2017

IHSA Wins Illinois Supreme Court FOIA Case

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday the Illinois High School Association, which organizes sports tournaments between high schools, does not have to release internal records. The Better Government Association brought the suit.


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