Tag Archives: Tony Arnold

CN July 20 2017

Well, Illinois has a budget. But the schools don’t. Chicago Public Schools, for the third year in a row, presented to its principals a budget for their individual schools that’s based on state money that has been promised – sorta … Continue reading

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CN Dec 15 2016

Ever heard of VSI? It’s the Vendor Services Initiative, and it was deigned to help pay the hundreds of vendors who’ve never been paid by the State over the past few years of layered fiscal crises. Trouble is, the way … Continue reading

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CN Jun 11, 2015

What we’re seeing in Springfield right now could be a level of intellectual virtuosity unmatched in the modern age, as three unrivaled masters jockey  for the dominance of a political philosophy. Of course, it might not be. When Governor Rauner takes to … Continue reading

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CN Feb 6, 2014

According to Chris Fusco of the Sun-Times, the current Republican race for Governor  is “one of the goofier political races we’ve ever observed. “ And WBEZ’s Tony Arnold had a front-row seat for one of the more bizarre chapters this week at … Continue reading

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CN May 16, 2013

Mayor Emanuel announces Elevate Chicago – a kind of marriage of the already-announced plan to renovate Navy Pier with some kind of new stadium at McCormick Place for DePaul (or maybe not just for DePaul, who knows?) Springfield manages to … Continue reading

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