A recent report from the Chicago Tribune shows how a project in Cleveland developed by Chris Kennedy while he was at the helm of Merchandise Mart has not benefited that city as projected, a failing the Illinois Republican Party has jumped on to discredit the Democrat candidate for governor.
Such is the lament of Mark Glennon, founder of WirePoints Illinois Financial News, when speaking to Chicago City Wire about the fiscal black hole that the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) system has apparently become.
Greg Morelli said it was the “understatement of year” when a caller to his deli asked if he hoped to hear an order for a roast beef sub rather than a comment on Morelli's Twitter post about the Las Vegas massacre on Monday.
U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) have drawn the ire of national commentators for suggesting that a U.S. circuit court nominee is unsuitable for the position because of her religious faith and how it could affect her legal interpretations, according to the Illinois Republican Party.
House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie's (D-Chicago) departure from the General Assembly is not only a telling sign of the downward spiral of Illinois Democrats but a sad indication that the party is still blind to the troubles manifested by House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), the Illinois Republican Party said after Currie's announcement on Thursday to not seek-re-election.
The actuarial valuation of Chicago’s Municipal Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund (MEABF) paints a bleak future for the fund, even taking into consideration a proposed water and sewer tax from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, according to a recent report from Truth in Accounting.