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Monthly Archives: May 2015
The situation in Springfield looks dire. There’s at least four billion less coming in next year due to the reduction in the income tax that just went into effect, and billions more due to help plug the various pension … Continue reading
The Illinois house today voted 72-0 (with 37 Republicans voting “present”) against a proposal Governor Rauner’s been promoting to create so-called opportunity zones in Illinois – zones where union membership would be optional, along with the payment of union … Continue reading
Mayor Emanuel thanked a lot of people for helping bring about the Jon Burge torture settlement yesterday at City Council. But he didn’t get around to thanking the guy who, perhaps more than anyone, drove the legal battle and devoted … Continue reading