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Tempers flare during state House debate on concealed weapons bill

Quinn activates flood emergency response

Illinois House passes medical marijuana bill

House passes bill to ease juvenile court age limit

Metra fare hikes draw Springfield's ire

Illinois House approves fine for tossing cigarettes

Quinn, Madigan see chance for strict concealed carry limits in Illinois

Radogno cites pension advances, but reignites ‘cost shift’ debate

Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno said on Monday that state lawmakers made progress during the current legislative session toward addressing Illinois’s estimated $100 billion in unfunded pension liabilities. But the Republican leader from Lemont also criticized Speaker of the House Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) for his focus on downstate teacher pensions.

“We’ve won the battle on acknowledging the problem,” Radogno said of pensions at a City Club of Chicago luncheon. “Now, of course, the difficulty is finishing the war.”

House wants to cut perks for CTA board, others

Brady still chairman, but state GOP panel preps for his succession