How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America “The boomers inherited a rich, dynamic country and have gradually bankrupted it." By Sean Illing@seanillingsean.illing@vox.com  December 2017 Hippies dancing during an anti-war demonstration staged by the Spring Mobilization Committee to End the War in...
House debate devolves into death wishes By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Watch Video https://www.ilnews.org/news/state_politics/house-debate-devolves-into-death-wishes/article_f53c442a-f296-11e8-b05e-db908c3298ea.html#utm_source=ilnews.org&utm_campaign=%2Fnewsletters%2Fillinois-newswire%2F%3F-dc%3D1543408229&utm_medium=email&utm_content=read%20more A Democratic lawmaker wished legionella on the family of a Republican lawmaker during debate on a veto override attempt of legislation that would increase the cap...
Abundance of governments is one driver of collar county property taxes Consolidating governments in the collar counties could help lower residents’ high property taxes. Consolidating governments in the collar counties could help lower residents’ high property taxes. Illinois’ nearly 7,000 units of...
Illinois' pension debt grew more in one year than half of states' entire budgets By Cole Lauterbach and Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK In one year, Illinois' pensions added more debt than...
Steve Balich Editors Note: We have a broke State!!!! No ability to pay our past bills, and taxes are at the max. So the Governor makes Illinois the only State in the union to have taxpayer funded abortion. The...
This might be difficult to believe, but something smells fishy in Illinois politics. A fresh odor is rising from the 118th House District. Until recently, state Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, represented constituents living within Illinois’ southernmost district. He first took office...
Column:  Rep. Jeanne Ives attacks Rauner’s weak right flank Republican state Rep. Jeanne Ives, of Wheaton, speaks during a ceremony at the Pritzker Military Museum and Library on Sept. 27, 2017, in the Loop. (Alyssa Pointer / Chicago Tribune) John KassContact ReporterChicago...
U.S. Senate panel investigating 'soaring' Medicaid costs in Illinois, 7 other states Illinois News Network Sep 27, 2017  Shutterstock image ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The soaring costs of Medicaid expansion in Illinois and seven other U.S. states is under investigation by a U.S....
Moving company says more people leaving Chicago than any other major city Illinois News Network Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The nation's biggest mover is corroborating Census data showing the exodus of residents from Chicago and across Illinois. Earlier this month, the...
Steve Balich Editors Note: I guess the State of Illinois needs more money for capital projects, and they will get it by any means maybe taxing oxygen we breathe. The State controlled by Democrats and the city of Chicago for over...

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