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Illinois Politics: A Citizen's Guide
by James D. Nowlan, Samuel K Gove and Richard J. Winkel
University of Illinois Press, 2010
Paper: 978-0-252-07702-9 | Cloth: 978-0-252-03520-3 | eISBN: 978-0-252-09201-5
Library of Congress Classification JK5716.N68 2010
Dewey Decimal Classification 320.4773


Illinois Politics: A Citizen's Guide sheds light on these important questions and more:

Why has corruption flourished in Illinois even as reformers struggle for ethical change?

How do the three regions of the state compete for resources?

How does the legislature work?

When did the state become so blue?

What powers do the governor and other elected officials really have?

How are judges appointed to and removed from the bench?

Why does Illinois have more units of government than any other state?

How did higher education lose ground as a funding priority?

What role did politics play in the current budget deficit?

And how can Illinois move beyond its status as the "most average state in the nation"?

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