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Current Lane Report

Illinois has 1,431 townships. It's time to get rid of all of them.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Illinois' 1848 Constitution gave voters in each county the right to organize townships for the “management of the fiscal concerns of the county.” The framers' decision for our then-30-year-old, largely agrarian state was a no-brainer: As the most local of local governments, townships would be directly accountable to residents of unincorporated
 

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