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Dear John, We hope this note finds you and your Illinois Senate well. How fortunate that we can write a postscript to our "Dear President Cullerton," letter published Tuesday: We were relieved later in the day to finally see actuarial math attached to...
Illinois' image problem and pension-funding crisis are the main obstacles holding it back from strong economic development, Naperville area business leaders told state officials. Suburban business officials sent the message to an Illinois Senate...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD — People who want to carry a concealed weapon in Chicago and elsewhere in Cook County would get an extra layer of scrutiny under legislation being drafted in the Illinois Senate, according to the authors of the proposal. The...
Change of SubjectAs Baptists, we believe that government should have no power to dictate what religious communities teach or expect of their members — that is, there can be no state religion or state-endorsed religion. But that is exactly what some of......
Three years after the Illinois General Assembly passed a law intended to make stepping off street corners safer, police reports indicate some Orland Park pedestrians still prefer crossing in the middle of the block. Orland Park officials hope to...
Dispatchers for the Downers Grove Police Department have a new contract that will provide raises over the next three years. The village council signed off on the contract with Village Operation Center operators during its March 19 meeting. The operators...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD — If Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart ever gets his drone, he could face a series of restrictions on how it can be used. The Illinois Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a measure aimed at putting in place aerial drone regulations...
I served the people of Illinois to the best of my ability for 31 years as a professor of special education. When I was hired in 1979, and throughout my tenure, I was repeatedly informed that I could plan for a secure retirement that included a pension,...
Change of SubjectDear Members of the Illinois General Assembly: While I admire the principle and spirit of thrift behind the overwhelming vote last week in the House to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor via constitutional amendment, here’s a faster, better...
Tribune reporterStymied in its efforts to stop the city from closing scores of schools, the Chicago Teachers Union on Monday said it will turn its attention to a voter registration campaign and efforts to oust Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other elected officials. Asked at...
Another collection of dispatches from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist Dear members of the Illinois General Assembly: While I admire the principle and spirit of thrift behind the overwhelming vote last...
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