Judge dismisses public-pay abortion challenge, appeal next

An Illinois judge dealt a blow to anti-abortion groups Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit aimed at stopping a law that’s about to take effect that would expand Medicaid and state-employee group health insurance to cover abortions. Sangamon County Associate Circuit Judge Jennifer Ascher ruled that

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Ives Outlines Benedict Rauner’s Top Ten Betrayals

December 20, 2017 – Over the past month, the people of Illinois have heard a variety of excuses from Governor Rauner for the wholesale betrayal of the Illinois GOP, and, generally, the families and business of Illinois. Today, State Representative Jeanne Ives, a Republican candidate for

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Ives Leads the Charge on Transformational Pension Reform

For Immediate Release Ives Leads the Charge on Transformational Pension Reform   December 19, 2017 – Last week, a Fitch Ratings report determined that Illinois is the worst in the nation when it comes to pensions as a share of residents’ personal income. Under Fitch’s calculation, Illinois’

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The Worst Republican Governor in America

When Governor Bruce Rauner of Illinois announced in October that he would seek reelection in 2018, he released a two-minute campaign video. It shows the Republican wearing blue jeans and a black leather vest as he rides his Harley-Davidson motorcycle from Chicago to Springfield, the state

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