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The Times (Ottawa, IL) Editorial: Assisting Exelon – Offering help or handout?

THE ISSUE: State could boost struggling nuclear plants OUR VIEW: Lawmakers should tread carefully The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has five color-coded levels for its advisory scale — green is low and red is severe, with guarded (blue), elevated (yellow) and high (orange) in between. A similar scale might be of use throughout Illinois for

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Chicago Tribune: Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas want to increase fees

Chicagoans can turn down their thermostats to zero, but they still have to pay a fixed charge of $27 a month to Peoples Gas to receive gas service. That fee, already the second-highest of any utility in the Midwest, could jump 43 percent to $38.50 a month if Integrys, the parent company of Peoples and

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Northwest Times of Indiana: Rauner’s order puts planned Illiana Expressway on hold

SPRINGFIELD | A planned expressway between Illinois and Indiana is among the transportation projects put on hold by new Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. In his first act after taking office Monday, the Republican issued an executive order aimed at cutting spending. It suspended planning and development of any major interstate construction projects pending a “careful

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Crain’s Chicago Business: Mark Kirk in damage control amid surprise battle with greens

Overshadowed by the hoopla over the inauguration of Gov. Bruce Rauner—and perhaps partially caused by it—U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is in damage control mode after opening a big breach with the state’s politically influential environmental community. A host of green groups expressed shock, disappointment and more after the Illinois Republican in an interview appeared to

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