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BBQ Resolution Passes IL House

The IL House has approved a resolution declaring Murphysboro as the BBQ capital of Illinois. The resolution which was approved yesterday was sponsored by State Reps. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and Brandon Phelps (D-Harrisburg). Murphysboro is home to Continue Reading »

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Millionaires’ Tax Resurrected

A constitutional amendment to tax millionaires to fund education is heading to the Illinois House of Representatives. Speaking before a House committee Wednesday morning, State Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie (D-Chicago) said when voters were asked via an advisory Continue Reading »