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J.B. Pritzker

J.B. Pritzker closeup
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The Pritzker administration is seeking additional funding for law enforcement to continue training for police officers, and there's some dispute over whether the funding crisis is as bad as police are making it seem.

Republican Bill Brady on the Senate floor
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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.

J.B. Pritzker at news conference
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he supports legislative hearings into a computer glitch that registered some non-U.S. citizens to vote, but Pritzker said there's no need to suspend the automatic voter registration program.

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

Gov. JB Pritzker called for ethics reforms during his State of the State address in Springfield on Wednesday, but a Republican party leader said his plans lack a key component to rooting out corruption.

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Come November, Illinois voters will decide whether to change the state’s income tax structure from the current flat tax to a new progressive or graduated model.

Juliana Stratton and John Penn
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Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton rallied McLean County Democrats at the inaugural Obama Legacy Dinner in Normal on Wednesday night.

Kathy Bohn and Robert Navarro
Illinois State University

Two newcomers will be joining the Illinois State University Board of Trustees, following Gov. J.B. Pritzker's appointments.