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Conservative Group Sues Over Campaign Finance Limits

July 25, 2012
WUIS
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday challenges Illinois’ campaign finance laws. It seeks to remove limits on how much individuals and groups can donate to candidates.

Rep. Smith allegedly cast votes, called about bribe on same days

July 19, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times
BY DAVE MCKINNEY Springfield Bureau Chief 
 

SPRINGFIELD — Seven days last spring, state Rep.

Smith contends political fund took in $19,007

July 17, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times
BY DAVE MCKINNEY 


SPRINGFIELD — Did House Speaker Michael Madigan’s political-action committee actually give state Rep

Quinn OKs change in campaign finance law

July 6, 2012
State Journal-Register
By CHRIS WETTERICH


Just two years after signing a bill limiting the amount of money candidates can receive from individuals, unions, corpora

Quinn OKS change in campaign finance law

July 6, 2012
GateHouse News Service
By CHRIS WETTERICH


SPRINGFIELD -- Just two years after signing a bill limiting the amount of money

Contribution limits at risk in states thanks to Supreme Court

June 27, 2012
iWatchNews
By Amy Myers


A campaign finance arms race is in danger of breaking out in Illinois and at least three other states as lawmakers us