Barbara Flynn Currie

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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.

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.