All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Stan_Roszkowski_US_Courthouse,_BMO_Harris_Bank_Center_in_downtown_Rockford
    RAA seeks clarity over proposed rule

    From Paul Arena The Rockford Apartment Association The city proposed to expand the law that requires landlords to register. The original law required properties that were rented, in whole or in part,  to register. The city proposed...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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    TRRT Online Edition | May 20-26

    Read this week’s print edition right on your computer or mobile device.  

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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    Tech-Friendly: I am not wowed by Android v5 ‘Lollipop’

    By Paul Gorski Columnist Android v5 (5.0.1, 5.0.2 or 5.1 depending on your device) is Google’s most recent update to its popular smartphone and tablet operating system. I have tested with the various v5 subversions and I...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • Illinois_State_Capitol
    State Roundup: Rauner on cost shifts, Madigan schedules votes

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org Illinois’ Governor is sounding off on the possibility of shifting costs to local governments saying it is an issue that is sure to arise given the state Supreme Court’s recent decision on...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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  • Rockford,_IL_Downtown_02
    Rockford proposes to regulate private use of property

    From the Rockford Apartment Association Do you own a home in Rockford? Have you ever had a guest or family member live with you? A proposed change in the law may affect you. The City of Rockford...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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  • Elizabeth_Warren_at_Women_In_Finance_symposium
    Sen Warren is right: fast-track could help roll back Dodd-Frank

    By Simon Johnson MIT Sloan School of Management Earlier this month Senator Elizabeth Warren suggested that the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill currently before Congress could make it easier, in the future, to roll back Dodd-Frank financial...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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    Madigan calls for millionaire surcharge amendment vote

    From Illinois News Network The Speaker of the House is pushing for a constitutional amendment to ask voters to increase taxes on millionaires in Illinois. In a Friday press release, House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) says the...

    • Posted May 16, 2015
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  • Downtown_Springfield
    Property tax freeze goes on hold

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — Debate got testy again on the floor of the Illinois House Friday as representatives considered a property tax freeze measure sponsored by Rep. Jack Franks (D-Marengo). In the end, the...

    • Posted May 16, 2015
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    Tsarnaev sentenced to death

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death by a jury in Boston this afternoon. U.S. Government prosecutors had sought the death penalty for Tsarnaev, the younger brother of bomber...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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    State can cut crime and prison growth at the same time

    By Bryant Jackson Green Illinois Policy Institute Many people think reducing incarceration rates will inevitably lead to an increase in crime. But that’s simply not true, according to research by Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew arrived at this...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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