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Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * As you may recall from a story posted here earlier this week, Speaker Madigan says he does not yet have the votes to pass the income tax hike. The renewed attention the Governor has received as of late for the F...
Posted by Illinois Channel 3 hours 37 minutes ago.
Whether you're looking for a theme for your blog, online magazine, or collaborative project, this week's crop of new themes comes packed with great features.
Posted by Drinking Liberally 5 hours 23 minutes ago.
Ignoring climate change, inequality and unemployment, America has focused on a showdown with a Nevada rancher, which now transforms from news story to GOP talking point for this year's midterms and the Presidential race to come. Ignoring international out...
Posted by Spontaneous Solutions 6 hours 38 minutes ago.
Feds find 7 big problems in Rahm’s proposed Uber law In February, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed an ordinance for regulating transportation network providers, or TNPs, such as Uber and Lyft. But his proposal is loaded with anti-competitive restrict...
Posted by Spontaneous Solutions 7 hours 41 minutes ago.
QUOTE OF THE DAY Chicago Tribune: Madigan: Votes not there yet on income tax, minimum wage hike As the General Assembly heads into its final month of session, House Speaker Michael Madigan said Tuesday that he doesn’t have enough votes lined up yet to e...
Posted by The Capitol Fax Blog 7 hours 58 minutes ago.
Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Mark Brown… As Rauner campaigned for governor during the Republican primary, he was often asked how he could win in November when so many of his party’s recent nominees had stumbled against the state’s...

Posted by The Capitol Fax Blog 7 hours 59 minutes ago.
Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * The latest proposal from legislative GOP leadership caps the number of terms an executive branch office holder may serve at two… “I’ve been slow to embrace term limits because voters do have the po...
Posted by The Capitol Fax Blog 7 hours 59 minutes ago.
Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * The latest proposal from legislative GOP leadership caps the number of terms an executive branch office holder may serve at two… “I’ve been slow to embrace term limits because voters do have the po...
Posted by The Capitol Fax Blog 7 hours 59 minutes ago.
Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * There are a lot of big names on the Yes to Independent Maps’ list of donors. Former U.S. District Attorneys Patrick Collins and Patrick Fitzgerald, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Illinois Manufact...
Posted by The Capitol Fax Blog 8 hours ago.
Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * “It’s your job as Governor to get along with people.”The Mayor has bit his tongue a few times in recent weeks as his pension bill is sitting on the Governor’s desk at the moment. * The pe...
Posted by Iggy Uncensored 13 hours 3 minutes ago.
This video shows beginning of the Midwest High Speed Rail Association 2014 Annual Spring Meeting inside the Crowne Plaza Metro Chicago Illinois. It starts off with Midwest High Speed Rail Association Executive Director Rick Harnish addressing attendees. T...
Posted by gotshoo? 17 hours 28 minutes ago.
I have a big back log of photos that I need to go through. These are a few from the Easter celebration we had with the in-laws. In his basket Grayson got a 99 cent spray bottle. He thought it was the best thing in the world. He spent the evening chasing u...

Posted by Techno-News Blog 20 hours 14 minutes ago.
by John Friend, Huffington Post In the coming years, a lot of the legwork, and the burdensome aspects of teaching will be assisted by technology. Some may think that a gloomy prospect. Certainly there are people concerned that technology in the classroom ...
Posted by Techno-News Blog 20 hours 21 minutes ago.
by Brian Feldt, St. Louis Business Journal Anant Agarwal, CEO of EdX, the online learning platform founded by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, refers to what LaunchCode is doing here as the “St. Louis experiment.” And he said res...
Posted by Techno-News Blog 20 hours 25 minutes ago.
BY CHRIS PARR, Times Higher Education The course, Constitutional Struggles in the Muslim World, was taught by Ebrahim Afsah, associate professor of public international law at the University of Copenhagen. It ran for 10 weeks, from December 2013, on the U...
Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Jim Edgar and Leader Radogno… “It’s time that we address a problem that’s been lingering for too long,” said former governor Jim Edgar. One by one, the state’s top Republicans...
Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Michael Shakman and Andy Shaw are asking a judge to order an investigation into the reclassification of certain IDOT employees.. He said 61 of the “Staff Assistant” positions once deemed by the admin...
Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Michael Shakman and Andy Shaw are asking a judge to order an investigation into the reclassification of certain IDOT employees.. He said 61 of the “Staff Assistant” positions once deemed by the admin...

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I recently received an email from the illustrious neuropathologis at the University of Michigan, Sandra Camelo-Piragua, MD: "I just wanted to let you know about a book I have been working on, in conjunction with two neuropathy colleagues from England, D...
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