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John Breslin

Environmental protection

Bending Toward Justice: New report chronicles efforts of Democratic attorneys general in Trump era

Photo: Gov. Bruce Rauner. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)

Gov. Rauner’s proposed budget would shift pension costs and decrease health benefits

Draw a District

Draw It Yourself: What would a fair Illinois Map Look Like?

Speaker Madigan faces questions over claimed failure to act following harassment allegations

Campaign finance

The nation’s top outside group donor is an Illinois businessman bankrolling the far right

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Sen. Duckworth, Iraq veteran, blasts Trump’s planned military ‘parade for his ego’

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Why Art Jones, a racist Holocaust denier, will be a GOP congressional nominee

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Biss now a credible challenger to Pritzker in IL gubernatorial primary race

Environmental protection
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Environmentalists set to sue coal company for polluting national scenic river in Illinois


Progressives endorse math teacher over venture capitalist for Illinois governor

Government transparency
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Tenacious Illinois child welfare watchdog ousted, replaced by ‘insider’


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Legal news

Bending Toward Justice: Where reproductive rights are winning

State government

Embattled Cook County assessor launches attack on progressive opponent

Tax policy

Income for Illinois’s richest will rise $5,000 a month. The poorest get $13.

Financial reform

AG candidate Renato Mariotti targets dodgy bank dealings

Net neutrality

Illinois joins fight against decision to scrap net neutrality


Goodwill thriving among lobbyists and legislators, sunlight lacking: survey

Reproductive health

Bending Toward Justice: Blue states step up in wake of Trump Administration rollback of contraception mandate

Illinois: Holding true to our ideals in a $300 million election