One of the best ways for politicians to learn how to cope with a crisis is to seek advice from others within the political realm. It may be something 45th Ward Alderman John Arena will want to consider after a recent scandal over parking at a police station – ostensibly to give his 75-year-old mother an easier walk to Wrigley Field – has landed him in hot water.
Irving Myrick only recently discovered that the property taxes on the retirement home he bought in Markham in 2012 were double what he thought he'd owe at the time of purchase. Now he’s fighting just to be able to afford to keep the house.
Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) asked Rep. Marcus Evans (D-Chicago) if he found it ironic that the House chastises private businesses over thievery when lawmakers are the No. 1 entity stealing the most from taxpayers.
With Illinois state government increasing taxes and placing more restrictions on local businesses, small businesses often suffer from increased government regulations, according to the candidate for House District 19.
Recent exam questions in an African Studies class indicate the left may be doing all it can to paint the current president as a bigot while ignoring the ethical and moral lapses of leaders on its own side.
An 11th-hour pre-primary letter from Chicago-area ultra-orthodox rabbis to shore up the flagging race of state Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) was ill-advised, the anti-abuse advocate who claims Silverstein sexually harassed her said during an interview Wednesday.
Though she’s arguing for change from the state’s political past, 15th District House candidate Amanda Biela’s recycling of a Reagan-era campaign slogan may provide the key to reaching voters with her message.