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||CleanRestaurant owner doesn’t trust lawmakers with more money; and more from INN Radio||Restaurant owner doesn’t trust lawmakers with more money; Comptroller to lawmakers: Get in line; COGFA: New capital plan needed||4/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLawmakers talk taxes during forum, ideas range from progressive tax to lower burden altogether; and more from INN Radio||Lawmakers talk taxes during forum, ideas range from progressive tax to lower burden altogether; House approves decriminalizing loose cigarette sales; Congressman Davis: Rural families will subsidize urban transportation if taxed per mile; Do Illinois S...||4/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGovernor says K-12 education funding shouldn’t be held hostage by formula reform effort; and more from INN Radio||Governor says K-12 education funding shouldn’t be held hostage by formula reform effort; Measure repealing state’s ability to go after prison inmates for reimbursement passes Senate||4/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGovernor creates task force to root out health care fraud; and more from INN Radio||Governor creates task force to root out health care fraud; Measure requiring labor contracts be posted before approval remains in committee; Group wants professional midwives certified; Gun owners to lobby lawmakers in Springfield; Charter school netwo...||4/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCongressman Foster: Illinois is getting “rooked” on share of federal dollars; and more from INN Radio||Congressman Foster: Illinois is getting “rooked” on share of federal dollars; Charter school network has concerns about charter unionization; Third parties in uphill ballot access battle; miss out on media coverage during primary||4/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanObservers don’t expect much resolution to budget impasse; and more from INN Radio||Observers don’t expect much resolution to budget impasse; As backlog of state employee health bills grows, state finds savings in plans; NGA decides against Illinois; Group works to get in front of any attempt to require prescriptions for pseudoephedrin||4/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolitical campaign expenditures scrutinized; and more from INN Radio||Political campaign expenditures scrutinized; Good government groups evaluate campaign expenditures; Illinois Supreme Court rules on back pay; Independent Map Amendment readying for challenge; Group urges petitioners to send signatures;State offers Rose...||3/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGroup of representatives demand clarification on campaign spending; and more from INN Radio||Group of representatives demand clarification on campaign spending; Rep. Wehri: Increased doubts as more time goes by; Lottery still assessing damage from impasse; Online lottery ticket sales to end soon; Springfield Mayor wants to annex state fairgrou...||3/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRauner: Fairgrounds foundation could alleviate taxpayer funded upkeep; and more from INN Radio||Rauner: Fairgrounds foundation could alleviate taxpayer funded upkeep; Bills would allow private donations for fairground upkeep; Department of Agriculture taking applications for specialty crop grants; Special projects also eligible for agriculture gr...||3/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGov. Rauner: End political one-upsmanship, resolve budget impasse; and more from INN Radio||Gov. Rauner: End political one-upsmanship; resolve budget impasse, Rauner asks for one-on-one meeting with Speaker Madigan, Secretary of State hopes for no more facility closures, Secretary of State continues belt tightening,||3/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRevenue: $40 million in federal funds could be ‘recaptured’; and more from INN Radio||Revenue: $40 million in federal funds could be ‘recaptured’ Tens of millions of dollars in federal funding for public housing programs in Illinois are in jeopardy because of a missed appropriation. Earlier this month the Department of Revenue presente||3/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|