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NBC-5 Chicago investigates: Entire Park District Board Placed Under Citizen’s Arrest

Originally posted on Illinois Tea Party:
NBC-5 CHICAGO – In a highly unusual move, the leader of a Downstate watchdog group placed an entire park district board under a citizen’s arrest for failing to allow public comment and violating a state disclosure law. Public boards are used to facing angry crowds, but most have never…


House sponsor confirms: Gambling-expansion bill won’t get vote this spring

By BRIAN BRUEGGEMANN – SPRINGFIELD — The state legislator assigned with trying to craft a gambling-expansion proposal said Friday morning he will not call for a vote this spring on his tentative bill. The Legislature’s last scheduled day of the spring session is Saturday. … Read more here: Read more here: See also:…


‘Only in Illinois’: Referendum question on contraception coverage heading to ballot

By BRIAN BRUEGGEMANN – SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Legislature continued Thursday to pile advisory referendum questions onto the November ballot. A metro-east lawmaker said the moves are part of an election-year political game. It appears the following questions — which will only ask voters for their opinions, because they’re non-binding referendums — will be…