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Appeals court ruling raises possibility for state employees' lawsuit over union fees to head to U.S. Supreme Court

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 31, 2017, 11:37am

CHICAGO — The U.S. Supreme Court could hear a case that disputes Illinois government workers' mandatory union fees based on a March 21 federal appeals court ruling.

Cook County judge says Illinois politicians should not receive checks faster than state pays other debts

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 31, 2017, 8:21am

A Cook County Circuit Court judge ruled March 16 that Illinois can't give preferential treatment to state lawmakers' paychecks over the overdue debts that the state has.

Missouri high court rules arbritration panel overstepped authority in tobacco suit

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 1, 2017, 2:17pm

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Supreme Court Judge Jimmie M. Edwards ruled that an arbitration panel overstepped its authority in the state's suit against tobacco companies.

Madison County Veterans Assistance Commission superintendent 'very ecstatic' to be back

Nicholas Gueguen Feb. 10, 2017, 8:42am

After 21 months of lockout from the Madison County Veterans Assistance Commission office, an attorney for Superintendent Brad Lavite said his client was "very ecstatic" about having his access to the county administration building restored.