Tag Archives: Natasha Korecki

CN Aug 10 2017

  Governor Rauner’s amendatory veto of the education funding bill may bite the dust in the next few days. ¬†At least that’s what two of Chicago’s most connected reporters are thinking, and they share their insights with Chicago Newsroom this … Continue reading

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CN June 30 2016

They did it. The government of Illinois, in an almost unheard-of period of cooperation, agreed to a budget, of sorts, that will allow Illinois schools to open in September. It’s only a six-month budget, designed, frankly, to get the elected … Continue reading

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CN Jan. 7, 2016

Mick Dumke had the good fortune to be on duty at the Sun-Times when reporters had to show up to pick up copies of two of the biggest city “data-dumps” in recent history. First, there was the very conveniently-timed batch … Continue reading

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CN Dec. 3, 2015

Glenn Reedus is a thoughtful, experienced guy. He’s written for The Chicago Defender, the Crusader, South Suburban News, and the Chicago Reporter. For a time, he was Executive Editor at the Defender. He’s currently an independent journalist, and he’s also … Continue reading

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CN Sep. 10, 2015

So, it’s sort of quasi-official. We’re in for the largest property tax increase in modern Chicago history. Along with new fees for garbage collection and new taxes on all kinds of other activities. We’ll know officially in a couple of … Continue reading

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CN May 14, 2015

  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

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CN June 14, 2012

It was another violent weekend in Chicago, and this week small pockets of that violence migrated to the Gold Coast, River North and the Red Line. It’s leaving Mayor Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry McCrthy scrambling for explanations and tactics … Continue reading

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