- Chicago Newsroom is produced as a community service at Chicago's community television station, CAN TV. CAN TV gives every Chicagoan a voice on cable television.
Monthly Archives: March 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
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
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