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Sen. Frerichs: Retirees Shouldn’t Wait to Enroll

Although there still could be some change to the Medicare Advantage program, state Sen. Mike Frerichs is urging retired state employees to attend upcoming seminars on the health care plan and to sign up during the enrollment period that runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 13. The Quinn...
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Same-sex Marriage Becomes Issue in Illinois Treasurer’s Race

House Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego), flanked by State Rep. Darlene Senger (R-Naperville), talks about a package of legislation Republican leaders say is designed to make college more affordable during a news conference Wednesday at North Central College. | Jeff Cagle~For...
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Tom Kacich: Frerichs has $769,000 in Campaign Fund

Democratic state treasurer candidate Mike Frerichs of Champaign reports having $769,502 in his campaign fund on Sept. 30, a comfortable level for a period more than a year out from Election Day….
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Central IL Dems Lead Climate Change Effort

A group of central Illinois Democrats as well as some in agriculture and academics are trying to rally around President Obama’s action last month on climate change. The President is instituting power plant carbon pollution limits among other things, and some at a news...
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