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John E. Bradley

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  • Respiratory virus EV-D68 cases found in 4 Southern California children

    Respiratory virus EV-D68 cases found in 4 Southern California children
    A virus that has sickened children across the country — in some cases causing severe breathing woes — is also circulating in California, state and local health officials confirmed Thursday. Four children from San Diego and Ventura counties...
  • Madigan makes power play for Lincoln library and museum

    Madigan makes power play for Lincoln library and museum
    SPRINGFIELD — The latest political power play at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum comes from Speaker Michael Madigan, who is pushing a plan to set up the center as a free-standing state agency despite opponents’ concerns...
  • Soda tax defeated at Capitol

    Soda tax defeated at Capitol
    SPRINGFIELD — A panel of House lawmakers today voted down a proposal to impose a tax of one penny per ounce of sugar-sweetened beverages, saying it would have cost consumers an extra $2.88 per case of soda. Sponsoring Rep. Robyn Gabel, D-Evanston,...
  • Madigan's millionaire tax proceeds

    Madigan's millionaire tax proceeds
    SPRINGFIELD--Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced his proposal to make people who make more than $1 million a year pay a higher income tax Thursday, but a separate measure calling for a broader graduated income tax in Illinois failed in the...
  • Gay marriage passes Illinois House

     
    One vote to spare. It's happened, folks. Governor Quinn has indicated he'll sign the bill, and it's already cleared the Senate. Welcome to the future, Illinois. Here's the roll call: Democrats voting no: Anthony Beiser, John Bradley, Katherine Cloonen,...
  • Madigan pension reforms pass House

    Madigan pension reforms pass House
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House today approved a far-reaching pension reform plan pushed by Speaker Michael Madigan that is headed for an uncertain fate in the Senate. The proposal aims to erase the state's nearly $100 billion pension debt by...
  • Decatur feels the blow of Archer Daniels Midland's planned HQ move

    Decatur feels the blow of Archer Daniels Midland's planned HQ move
    When Councilman Pat McDaniel heard from the state's biggest company that it was moving the corporate headquarters from here, after nearly 45 years, he lowered his head and reached for a slice of cheesecake. Comfort food, McDaniel explained later. He...
  • Illinois House says Quinn revenue projections too optimistic

    Illinois House says Quinn revenue projections too optimistic
    The House made the first move against Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget proposal Thursday, lowering the estimate of how much money the state should expect to take in next year by more than $200 million. For a state that owes more than $8 billion...
  • Illinois pension reform measure passes House

    Illinois pension reform measure passes House
    SPRINGFIELD — A local government that gives an ex-lawmaker a fat paycheck would have to pick up the costs of any automatic increase in his state pension under a proposal the House passed overwhelmingly Thursday. House Republican leader Tom Cross of...
  • On the 'Scholarship' list in Springfield

     
    Where do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that......
  • Legislature makes moves on stun guns and spending

    Legislature makes moves on stun guns and spending
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House on Wednesday resoundingly defeated a measure that would have required police officers to report more details about cases when they use stun guns and Tasers. The vote took place as more than a thousand gun rights...