The Chicago archdiocese's decision last year to hire a liberal-minded editor to run a Catholic magazine was yet another visible sign of a hard push to the left by the Church in the U.S., an executive at 'Church Militant' said during a recent interview.
A crowd of about 200 protestors gathered and lined the sidewalk in front of 45th Ward Alderman John Arena’s office on Feb. 21, objecting the construction of the proposed 10-story, 100-unit low-income subsidized housing project in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.
Republicans say that, in Illinois, there exists a democracy of one — Mike Madigan, to be exact — with the longtime House speaker managing affairs as if the state were a dictatorship rather than a system of egalitarianism.
Term limits are not a short-term solution to Illinois' financial problems, and when or if they are implemented, such limits must be done right or the result will be more of the same, co-founders of a conservative nonprofit said during a recent Chicago-based radio broadcast.
With Illinois facing a "death spiral," noted economist Brian Wesbury cannot understand why Gov. Bruce Rauner hasn’t spoken out against recent talk of an added tax hike, which he believes would exacerbate the issue.
The Liberty Justice Center (LJC) filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago on Nov. 15, alleging that the constitutional rights of Chicago homeowners and renters are violated by a newly adopted ordinance that places a ban on home sharing by homeowners and renters, and imposes an elevated tax to those who rent for vacation purposes.
A Cook County Circuit Court judge's recent decision to support Chicago's 200-foot rule restricting where food trucks can go is limiting choice in the city, a marketing manager for a think tank said during a recent radio talk show.
Remembered as “a titan,” a “war hero,” a “true gentleman” and above all as a skillful, diplomatic peacemaker, longtime U.S. Rep. Bob Michel has passed away at the age of 93, Capitol Fax announced today.