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Kristen McQueary Previews Override Vote on AFSCME Bill [AUDIO]
Kristen McQueary Previews Override Vote on AFSCME Bill [AUDIO]
Chicago Tribune editorial board member and Rockford native Kristen McQueary joined the show once again this week to preview a big vote planned for this week in the Illinois House. House Speaker Mike Madigan is expected to call for a vote on Wednesday to override the Governor's veto of a bill that would essentially strip him of his ability to negotiate contacts with AFSCME...
Franks: State Should Take Back Control of Lottery [AUDIO]
Franks: State Should Take Back Control of Lottery [AUDIO]
John Gregory  -- Illinois Radio Network With the state cutting ties with the private vendor running the Illinois Lottery, one state lawmaker says it’s time to bring it back in-house. State Rep. Jack Franks (D-Marengo) says the governor made the right decision to terminate the contract with Northstar Lottery Group, which had been selected to manage the lottery in 2010...