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Sally Turner is sworn into office by Logan County Clerk Sally Turner.
Logan County Clerk / Courtesy

Bill Brady's former Illinois Senate seat now belongs to a former Logan County clerk.

A former Logan County clerk has been chosen to fill out the rest of state Sen. Bill Brady's term.

Bill Brady
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The 44th State Senate District will have a new senator by the end of the month, after Bill Brady’s resignation at the end of last year triggered an appointment process involving Republican chairs from the five counties that make up the district.

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State Sen. Bill Brady has hinted at another run for statewide office, and has told other Republican senators he will step down as Senate party leader.

Tom Pluira headshot

A McLean County physician called it a “soul-wrecking’" decision to take his friends to court over an unpaid loan, but he hopes to recover as much money as he can.

Republican Bill Brady on the Senate floor
Courtesy / Sen. Brady's Office

The head of Illinois Senate Republicans called it “irresponsible” to build a state budget based on revenue from a graduated income tax that voters haven't considered yet.