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Gov. Pritzker signs capital bill in Springfield

Gov. Pritzker signs capital bill in Springfield

Standing in front of the old Great Western Depot, where then-President-elect Lincoln gave his Farewell to Springfield, Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law the $45 state infrastructure plan and some of the funding mechanisms to pay for it.MORE

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WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

Several years ago, after the Politically Correct Athletic Association extorted the University of Illinois not to use any Native American symbols for its teams, I declared the name Fighting Illini meaningless…

WJBC Voices: Plus ca change…

No Neck and his Democratic buddies patted themselves on the back and told us how happy we should all be now that we have a “balanced” budget for the first time in years.

WJBC Voices: Bipartisan fixing the pothole

Now that the spring legislative session is over, it’s amazing to reflect all that was completed: a balanced budget, legalized cannabis and a long-overdue infrastructure bill to fix our roads and bridges.