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The Illinoisans who vote for Madigan
Oct 06, 2016

Has there ever been a state politician as powerful as Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan? It...

Get Chicago police oversight plan right the first time
Oct 05, 2016

(Editor's note: This column originally was published on Better Government Association website on ...

Issues that matter arise in Illinois' U.S. Senate race
Oct 03, 2016

(Editor's Note: This post was updated Oct. 4, 2016 to correct show that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth...

Old Illinois State Board of Education lawsuit, new headache for Rauner
Sep 30, 2016

Gov. Rauner attended a meeting last week of his "Cabinet on Children & Youth," but it’s not...

Voter registration lawsuit, strike news and more: Only in Illinois
Sep 30, 2016

Gov. Rauner attended a meeting last week of his "Cabinet on Children & Youth," but it’s not...

Cook Co. Recorder, Clerk merger: smart streamlining
Sep 29, 2016

Those of us who promote good government for a living are having a hard time maintaining an upbeat...

Madigan's army: power through patronage
Sep 29, 2016

OPINION Making a documentary about the most powerful politician in Illinois is not for the fai...

AFSCME launches ad accusing Rauner of "waging war" on state workers
Sep 28, 2016

You don't have a seat at the bargaining table as Gov. Bruce Rauner and AFSCME Council 31 at...

Amid political darkness, a bright spot for criminal justice reform in Illinois
Sep 27, 2016

Pete Leonard has employed 35 ex-offenders since 2009 at Second Chance Coffee Company in Wheaton. ...

Hold your nose: Trump-Clinton debate shows the bad choice ahead
Sep 27, 2016

SPRINGFIELD – On Monday nights, my family cleans the house. Usually we listen to whatever ca...

Case against Mautino moves forward
Sep 27, 2016

OPINION  Illinoisans should thank fellow citizen David Cooke for taking on a fight of biblica...


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