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Democrats attempt second override of union arbitration bill

Two days after the Illinois House of Representatives failed to override the governor’s veto of a controversial binding arbitration bill, Democratic state Rep. Chris...

Mike’s rules: How Madigan killed Illinois democracy

On a single day in 2011, Illinois lawmakers introduced and passed the largest tax hike in modern state history in a matter of hours....

Illinois’ opioid crisis and the dark side of workers’ comp

When an Illinoisan gets hurt at work, she goes to the doctor. The doctor treats her, and perhaps prescribes a painkiller. She gets better....