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Chicago :: IL :: USA | 11 days ago

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In Democratic Cook County, population over 5.2 million and often held up as the poster child for government inefficiency, there are 539 governments in operation, one for every 9,723 people, records show. The Land of Lincoln is also, indisputably, the

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Washington :: DC :: USA | 25 days ago

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Board with his hand-picked union sympathizers was, in fact, unconstitutional. The president was just trying to do his labor allies a favor after all, they've given him hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign cash over the years and apparently the

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 29 days ago

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One of the nation's most powerful labor unions could face a costly onslaught of lawsuits seeking tens of millions of dollars in dues, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the money was collected improperly, legal experts said. In a ruling Monday, the

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 30 days ago

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An Illinois woman who took her fight against one of the nation's most powerful unions all the way to the Supreme Court and won, said all she ever wanted was to care for her ailing son...Pam Harris Harris is the primary caregiver for her 25-year-old

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Newton :: MA :: USA | 1 month ago

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A program to boost Illinois' declining population of greater prairie chickens is becoming an election-year issue, with some turning the bird into a feathered symbol of government financial waste. And like any other discussion of spending in Illinois,

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DeKalb :: IL :: USA | 4 months ago

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Genoa-Kingston School District plans to implement the checklist of an Illinois government watchdog group after an audit showed the district's website needs improvement. The district will redesign its website this summer and will use the Illinois

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Birkirkara :: Malta | 4 months ago

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DeKalb residents can find plenty of information on the city's website, including budgets, financial audits and individual expenditures from the past five years. Mayor John Rey said this is an area the city has been complimented, and a nonprofit

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | 5 months ago

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But others point out it's very difficult to eliminate a taxing body after it's been established. They argue voters should be given the power to decide if a local unit of government is worth keeping. The public should have a say in regards to the

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | 5 months ago

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When it comes to units of local governments, no other state can match Illinois. Our home state has nearly 7,000 separate taxing bodies, ranging from counties to townships to fire protection districts. And that's not a good thing, according to Andy

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 8 months ago

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While Illinois lacks in the quality of its government -- Thanks, Blagojevich -- the state certainly has a lot of it.  A new report from the Illinois Policy Institute shows Illinois leads the nation in the number of government districts and tax bodies.

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