Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider finds it difficult to seriously consider Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax-hike proposal, given the source of the plan's own history of personal finance.
Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) leaders are targeting the offices of Democratic state Rep. Curtis Tarver (D-Chicago) for protest after he recently voted against removing the ban on rent control in Illinois.
The numbers may say one thing, but campaign representatives for Deborah A. Foster-Bonner did not exactly sound ready to concede her 6th Ward race to incumbent Ald. Roderick Sawyer in the immediate hours after all the votes had been counted.
The Heartland Institute's Lennie Jarratt is convinced that the only chance Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials have of combating the system’s growing problem of student bullying lies in leaving more of the solution in the hands of the students and their parents.
The Jussie Smollett case keeps getting stranger by the minute, with word now circulating that Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx never formally recused herself from the case as has been widely reported.
State government-relations manager Lennie Jarratt is hoping that Gov. J.B. Pritzker does not put dollars over sense when it comes to improving the educational opportunities of students trapped in some of the most underachieving Chicago Public Schools (CPS).
There are almost as many people in Cook County now receiving public pension funds as there are active government workers, according to calculations recently released by the office of Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas.
Democratic state Rep. Marcus C. Evans Jr. (D-Chicago) is pushing a bill that would mean free fares on public transportation for veterans with disabilities and for some students on days when classes are held.