Will County Democratic Central Committee - News

10

Mar

2013

Durbin tells top Democrats he'll run again in 2014

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Dick Durbin, Illinois' senior U.S. senator and the No. 2 Democrat in the chamber, is telling top Democrats that he will seek a fourth term in 2014, sources familiar with his decision said Friday.

Dick Durbin, Illinois' senior U.S. senator and the No. 2 Democrat in the chamber, is telling top Democrats he will seek a fourth term in 2014, sources familiar with his decision said Friday.

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8

Mar

2013

Judge backs IDOT in airport land condemnation lawsuit

Author: Editor

The state can move forward with a plan to condemn land in the footprint of the proposed South Suburban Airport, a Will County judge ruled Friday.

Attorneys for the Barbour family, who own land in the planned airport’s footprint, had filed a motion in Will County Circuit Court to dismiss a condemnation lawsuit filed by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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5

Mar

2013

Quinn’s $35.6 billion budget — 1 in every 5 dollars goes to pensions

Author: Editor

Gov. Pat Quinn will propose a “painful” $35.6 billion state spending plan for next year that boosts funding for pension costs while cutting spending on schools and higher education, aides said Tuesday.

The budget proposal the governor will present to state lawmakers Wednesday represents a 3-percent increase in spending over current levels but contains no tax or fee increases or sweeping new programs that might be salted within a typical election-year budget.

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