State Representative Norine Hammond

Funding Level for Major Programs
7:27 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

A Hold Steady State Budget for Western Illinois

State Senator John Sullivan (D-Rushville) and State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) feel the region won’t be helped or hurt by the state spending plan that begins July 1, 2014.

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Budget Address
6:40 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Illinois Democrats to Push for Permanent Income Tax Hike

Governor Pat Quinn

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) said he will call a vote this spring on making the state's temporary income tax increase permanent.

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Deadbeat Illinois
2:12 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Consolidated Schools Still Owed Money

Norine Hammond
Credit Rich Egger

Illinois schools – especially downstate schools – have been encouraged to consolidate.  But the state has not come through with all the funding promised for consolidations.

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State of the State
6:16 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Quinn: Illinois Making a Comeback

Governor Pat Quinn during a stop in Macomb in April 2011
Credit Rich Egger

Democratic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is promoting a progressive agenda for this year.

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Access for Business Purposes
3:26 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Password Privacy Bill Passes IL House

Passwords for accounts used for personal and business uses may need to be disclosed.
Credit Scott Stuntz

A bill that passed the Illinois House was meant to increase privacy protections for workers’ personal passwords, but it might still let employers access the information.

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