Monthly Archives: March 2014

CN March 27, 2014

  After all this week’s punditry about the primary election, activist/musician/attorney Matt Farmer may have summed it up most succinctly: “Ultimately we will find it to be a peaceful and seamless transition from Mike Madigan’s old supermajority to Mike Madigan’s … Continue reading

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CN March 20, 2014

Taxes in Illinois aren’t high enough. At least for the wealthiest Illinoisans. That’s the message from Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability. The problem, he says, is that our tax structure isn’t “fair”, and … Continue reading

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CN March 13, 2014

  Marty Oberman didn’t know much about railroads before Mayor Emanuel asked him to serve on the Metra Board. But he was undaunted. “I’m a professional question asker,” he says, referring to his training as an attorney. “I’ve asked a … Continue reading

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CN March 6, 2014

  Bruce Rauner is just nine months away from his inauguration as Governor of Illinois. Want to know how that happens? WLS-AM’s John Dempsey pulls out his scratch pad and runs the numbers. (For discussion purposes here, the panel essentially … Continue reading

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