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The Center for Illinois Politics provides data-driven reports on political trends and happenings around the state. All of our pieces are reviewed by the Center’s bipartisan board for neutrality prior to publication.

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Former clerks recall Stevens’ humility, sensibility

Former clerks recall Stevens’ humility, sensibility

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DCFS: A troubled state agency, by the numbers

DCFS: A troubled state agency, by the numbers

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Pot will soon be legal in Illinois. Here are your top questions, answered.

Pot will soon be legal in Illinois. Here are your top questions, answered.

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Note from Millner included in Obama car that's being auctioned off

Note from Millner included in Obama car that's being auctioned off

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Advice for Lori, from both sides of the aisle

Advice for Lori, from both sides of the aisle

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Illinois landed a balanced budget this year. But hold the phone. There’s more to it.

Illinois landed a balanced budget this year. But hold the phone. There’s more to it.

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Progressive or punishing? Is Illinois’ proposed progressive tax as fair as other states?

Progressive or punishing? Is Illinois’ proposed progressive tax as fair as other states?

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Turning the tables: Female lawmakers and their agendas, a year after #MeToo

Turning the tables: Female lawmakers and their agendas, a year after #MeToo

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Putting a progressive income tax in perspective: The devil's in the details

Putting a progressive income tax in perspective: The devil's in the details

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From Pot and Betting to Plastic Bags: The State of Pritzker’s First Budget

From Pot and Betting to Plastic Bags: The State of Pritzker’s First Budget