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Biss introduces bill requiring presidential candidates in Illinois to release tax returns

Nora Shelly, City Editor

February 8, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) introduced a bill Tuesday that would bar presidential candidates from appearing on the ballot in Illinois if they had not released tax returns. The bill is “designed to ensure Illinois vo...

Senate leadership reveals state budget legislation package

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, State

Leaders in the Illinois Senate presented a package of bills meant to help the General Assembly pass a budget on Monday. Sen. President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) and Senate minority leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) negotiated...