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Broadview Appoints Village Administrator

ICPR was mentioned in this article via – West Suburban Journal “An individual with 13 years’ experience with Broadview governments is the village’s new administrator. Le’Tisa Jones, who handled accounts payable for the Broadview Park District for eight years and…

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Illinois Governor’s Race Could Be Most Expensive in U.S. History

ICPR was mentioned in this article via – Belleville News Democrat “As candidates already have raised more than $81 million for their campaigns, the race for Illinois governor has seen enough money to exceed the average cost of a gubernatorial…

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Public Finance Campaign Bill Picks Up Momentum

ICPR was mentioned in this article Via – Crain’s Chicago “A proposal to begin a limited system of public financing of races for state office has quietly picked up some momentum in Springfield. It still faces some big potential roadblocks,…

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$20 Million Contribution Made to Governor Rauner’s Re-election Campaign Fund

ICPR Executive Director Sarah Brune was featured in this news segment via- ABC 7 “Billionaire Ken Griffin has given $20 million to Governor Bruce Rauner’s campaign for an election that is 18 months away. It is believed to be the…

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Small Donor Matching System Bill Passes State Senate

ICPR was mentioned in this article via – The Beachwood Reporter “The Illinois Senate voted 31-23 to lessen the influence of big money in Illinois elections by passing Senate Bill 1424. The legislation, sponsored by Democratic Sen. Daniel Biss and…

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With No Budget, Illinois Colleges Are Hurting Badly

ICPR was mentioned in this article via – Nonprofit Quarterly “Nonprofit Quarterly has regularly reported on how the budget standoff in Illinois has damaged the state’s nonprofit sector. The political impasse, now approaching its second anniversary, has forced programs to…

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Senate Approves Biss’ Small Donor Match Legislation

ICPR Senior Advisor was quoted in this article via – Evanston Now “A measure sponsored by Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) to provide public matching for small political contributions was approved by the Illinois Senate today. Biss said Senate Bill 1424,…

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Small And Mid-Size Public Universities Feeling Brunt Of Budget Stalemate

ICPR Executive Director Sarah Brune was interviewed in this radio segment via – NPR Illinois 91.9 UIS “Higher education has been among the areas feeling the state budget impasse as funding has been cut.  It has forced some schools to…

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Official: Mautino Wouldn’t Have to Pay

Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article via – The Times “Former state Rep. Frank Mautino would not be required to personally pay fines if the state elections board finds his campaign committee violated a board order, an…

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Illinois Gubernatorial Candidates Already Spending Big Money

Executive Director Sarah Brune was interviewed in this new segment via – ABC 7 (WLS) “Big money is already being spent in the race for Illinois governor, and candidates have so far raised more money than any other governor’s race…

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