Opinions

Poll: Bruce Rauner catching up to Michael Madigan in disapproval ratings
Mar 19, 2017

You may have heard about a recent Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll which found that Gov. B...

Only in Illinois: Rauner-Mendoza feud intensifies, voter registration bill moves ahead
Mar 17, 2017

This week in Illinois politics kicked off with new escalation in the bitter feud between Gov. Bru...

Hey Indiana lawmakers: Thanks for nothing!!!
Mar 16, 2017

Two years ago Indiana was in the middle of a level five political hurricane called RFRA. A few ye...

How launching a Chicago home-based business just got easier
Mar 15, 2017

(This guest view was written by Elliot Richardson and Ryan Tolley. Richardson is the CEO and foun...

Is your Illinois township worth its size and payroll?
Mar 15, 2017

  With nearly 7,000 units of local government in Illinois, it can be difficult for res...

Campaign email shows Team Rauner's tone deafness to budget disaster
Mar 14, 2017

OPINION SPRINGFIELD -- On Saturday, I read in The State Journal-Register that the Wells Center...

Reeder to Rauner: It's time to stand for something
Mar 13, 2017

SPRINGFIELD – There is an old Marine saying that goes something like this: Lead, follow or get ...

College communities are being crushed by the Illinois budget impasse
Mar 13, 2017

Opinion Each day without a budget in Illinois, our college communities move a bit closer towar...

Rauner's court strategy: Power grab or biggest legal stretch ever?
Mar 10, 2017

If Attorney General Lisa Madigan succeeds in convincing the Illinois Supreme Court to consider or...

Dear Bruce: I'm breaking up with you
Mar 08, 2017

Dear Bruce Rauner, I’m breaking up with you.  Because ours has been a committed relationshi...

School choice shouldn't be only for the wealthy
Mar 07, 2017

OPINION SPRINGFIELD – The subject of school choice has come to the forefront in recent weeks...

Letter to the Editor: Vote yes, support legal abortion for all women
Mar 07, 2017

The Illinois House of Representatives will soon be voting on HB40 – legislation which will con...

Gov. Rauner must face reality of perception he caused budget compromise to collapse
Mar 06, 2017

Opinion We’ll probably never know for certain what happened last week after five of the 12 s...

Poll: Sugary drink tax more popular than Bruce Rauner
Mar 05, 2017

According to a recent poll, Gov. Bruce Rauner is a whole lot less popular than a one cent per oun...

Illinois solution? Look at all possible taxes
Mar 02, 2017

It is clear that the two major sources of revenue for the state of Illinois—income and sales t...


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