Illinois’ comeback story starts here.

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Arizona voters show Illinois the path forward on pensions

For the second time, Arizona voters approved a constitutional amendment allowing changes to unearned future pension benefits.

By Adam Schuster

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McHenry County township consolidation bill advances to Senate floor

The bill would make it easier for McHenry County residents to dissolve the county’s 17 townships at the ballot box – and find relief through tax savings.

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DuPage County voters brake hard on per-mile driving tax

Voters in DuPage County strongly oppose a per-mile driving tax – a measure Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker has floated in the past.

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Illinois strikes out on Amazon HQ2

Illinois strikes out on Amazon HQ2

Amazon picked two of the 20 remaining cities to split its $5 billion, 50,000-job HQ2, with a third city receiving 5,000 jobs. Illinois struck out on all three.

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Illinois looks for leadership, but familiar faces remain

It’s understandable that Illinoisans complain about longstanding “Democrat rule” in the state legislature. But the real problem might be more about personnel than partisanship.

By Austin Berg