Map outrage, amending the constitution, and an elected school board

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With just days left before the General Assembly’s scheduled adjournment on May 31, a lot of legislation is moving in Springfield. But only one constitutional amendment has gained traction.

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(WTTW News)

Tired of politics as usual? A pair of lawmakers say there’s a way to keep officials on their toes: allow voters to recall them. 

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The Illinois legislature is not coming back this year. What does that mean for the Black Lives Matter movement and the state budget?

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Is the mayor’s plan for a real estate transfer tax hike dead on arrival or could a new so-called win-win compromise supported by some Democratic lawmakers create a path forward?