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* Satellite TV tax OK’d by state Senate, but no vote in House

* Illinois Senate passes 5 percent satellite TV tax

* Senate passes 5 percent tax on satellite TV to help schools

* Bill to block immigrant detention center fails

* Proposal to ban private detention centers stumbles

* Ill. House OKs $1.6B to cover transit program

* Illinois lawmakers pass strip club tax

* Lawmakers vote to tax strip clubs, loosen campaign finance rules

* Lt. Governor Simon Statement on strip club surcharge

* IL House OKs strip club fee to fund rape crisis work

* Illinois House approves early prison release plan

* House OKs ban on flavored rolling papers

* Illinois Legislature passes flavored cigar wrap ban

* Plastic bags soon could be regulated by Illinois EPA

* Jakobsson fracking moratorium bill clears committee

* IL lawmakers send ‘Caylee’s Law’ to Quinn

* Il. Legislature sends ‘Caylee’s Law‘ to Quinn

* Lottery determines Senate terms for November election

* Lottery conducted to determine state Senate term lengths

* Beale predicts violence if Metra doesn’t hire more minorities for rail project

* Chicago peddles forward with protected bike lanes

* Editorial: Police costs worthy of fresh look, too

* CTA promises a like-new bus fleet in several years

* Illinois AG takes on closed World Gyms in Chicago suburbs

* Chicago schools battle closely studied across country

* CPS to Return Nearly $35M Federal Grant

* Obama at Chicago Fund-raisers Friday with Rahm, Quinn, Bill Daley, coach Thibodeau

* Local Government Has Obesity Problem

* Obama calls Sen. Kirk

* Tony Rezko talks about his experiences in ‘the hole’

* Judge denies retrial for powerbroker Cellini

posted by Owen Irwin
Friday, Jun 1, 12 @ 10:02 am


  1. No reference to Jesse White laying off 90 people?

    Comment by Casual observer Friday, Jun 1, 12 @ 10:07 am

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