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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

'Rita's law' could curb corruption

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: May fourth felonious governor be the final one

So Rod Blagojevich is one corrupt cat who does not own nine lives, after all.

July 02, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Legislature needs to keep its promise

Few taxpayers can forget the lame-duck General Assembly increased the income tax rate by 2 percentage points in January.

April 23, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Effort to collect online sales taxes a sensible step

The state should closely monitor the impact of the Internet sales tax bill signed by Gov. Pat Quinn. Will it bring in extra sales tax revenue, as hoped, or will it cause some online retailers to cease doing business with affiliates in Illinois?

March 19, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: End pensions for Illinois legislators

Legislators in Illinois are well compensated. In fact, at a little under $70,000 a year for part-time positions, they're among the most highly paid state lawmakers in the nation.

February 05, 2011 12:00 am
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