Monthly Archives: October 2014

CN Oct. 30, 2014

  Mark Denzler is with the Illinois Manufacturer’s Association, and he speaks for a coalition of industries and interests that want to get hydraulic fracturing started in Illinois as soon as possible. We asked him a direct question. “Can you … Continue reading

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CN Oct. 23, 2014

  You’ve probably heard that the Sun-Times endorsed Bruce Rauner last week. And maybe you also heard that Rauner’s campaign raised objections to a story that Dave McKinney wrote about some alleged bullying of a former executive at one of Rauner’s … Continue reading

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CN Oct. 16, 2014

  Mayor Emanuel has put his 2015 budget on the table, asking aldermen to approve a 7.3 billion spending plan that anticipates $61 million in various increased taxes and fees. But his speech was light on details. In fact, says … Continue reading

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CN Oct 9, 2014

As the February municipal elections  get closer, we ask our panel: Will Mayor Emanuel emphasize his accomplishments in education? Will he run on his record? We begin our conversation with the latest enrollment numbers, and they’re not looking good. Wendy … Continue reading

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CN Oct. 2, 2014

  Hydraulic fracturing. It’s directly or at least indirectly responsible for moderately lower prices at the pump, lower-than-normal heating bills and hundreds of other benefits where cheaper oil or natural gas affect our lives. But cheaper comes at a price. Fracking … Continue reading

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