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Illinois House members are picking up education funding reform where they say a commission convened by the governor left off. Lawmakers gathered Tuesday to discuss proposals to revise the way Illinois finances its public schools. 

The Illinois House has approved a plan to drop campaign-donation limits in races where super PACs jump in with big money. 

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An Illinois House committee yesterday approved early release for prison inmates. They say it will help the state avoid legal trouble over a severely crowded system.