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Wirepoints: State Treasurer's social justice warrior investment practices makes bad policy

By Ann Maher | Jan 8, 2018

A financial expert says "social justice warrior" investment practices of Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs makes for bad policy and sets a dangerous precedent for future administrations that may hold different political views.

Officials respond to summary judgment request in FOID card class action

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 21, 2017

State officials sued in a class action over an extra $1 FOID card fee argue that summary judgment is not proper because Illinois citizens cannot collect from the state a $1 processing fee for firearm owner identification cards that was voluntarily paid to a third-party vendor.

House Republican Leader Durkin criticized over 'horrible conflict of interest'

By W.J. Kennedy | Oct 3, 2017

Since assuming control of the Illinois House Republican Caucus four years ago, the law firm of State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) has helped Illinois municipal governments and state agencies amass more than a quarter of a billion dollars in public debt, according to an analysis by Prairie State Wire.

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