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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Illinois unions, road builders pushing transportation lockbox amendment

For years, Illinois lawmakers and governors have turned to the state's road fund in times of financial distress, repeatedly using money drivers cough up at the pump and secretary of state's office to patch budget holes instead of repaving highways or repairing railways. But that money pot soon could be declared off limits. Voters will see...
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Illegal Dark Money In Wisconsin

On September 14th, The Guardian newspaper published 1,500 leaked documents collected by the Wisconsin prosecutors who were investigating suspected campaign violations by Scott Walker, the state’s Governor. The Guardian analysis found that these documents “speak to the cozy relationship between politicians and big business, and to the frustration of millions of Americans who feel disenfranchised...
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