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Gov. Pat Quinn's administration said Friday that it has partially restored funding to the United Neighborhood Organization to allow the embattled charter school operator to finish a new soccer academy high school by this fall. The decision came less than...
Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration on Friday announced it partially restored funding to the United Neighborhood Organization to allow the embattled charter school operator to finish a new soccer academy high school in time to open this fall. The...
Tags: High Schools, Politics, Schools, Pat Quinn, Government
Think about what it takes to sign up for Facebook. Put in your name, some basic contact information, create a password, and you're done. Same goes for just about everything, from creating an email address to buying a pair of jeans. But what if you...
Tags: Politics, Apple iPhone, Polls, Elections
Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner took a jab at both Attorney General Lisa Madigan and House Speaker Michael Madigan in his patronizing and chauvinistic remark quoted in the Tribune, "It would be terrible for Illinois if Boss...
The first repercussion of state lawmakers' failure to pass pension reform was felt Monday when a major ratings agency downgraded Illinois' credit rating, saying the government worker retirement system's debt is "unsustainable." The political fallout was...
Chicagoans soon may add registering to vote to the ever-growing list of tasks that can be done online. Legislation that would allow voters to register online awaits Gov. Quinn's signature after the Illinois General Assembly sent it to his desk last...
The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill.A few months ago, former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson admonished a group of business people for complaining about state government, but doing nothing about it. Here's an excerpt from that speech, which should apply to all Illinois citizens: "The point is,...
A DuPage County election remains undecided more than a month after voters went to the polls, and observers say the courts might provide the only resolution. Mary Ellen Young and Danielle Dittus received notice Wednesday that they won seats on the DuPage...
Tags: Judges, Downers Grove, Local Elections, Politics, Justice System
A former candidate for the Downers Grove-based High School District 99 school board has issued a formal complaint against a two local lobbying groups who he says improperly endorsed him in the recent election without his consent. Henry Jakobsze filed...
Tags: Downers Grove, Politics, Court Preliminary, Trials, Elections
WASHINGTON -- President Obama is fond of saying that he’s run his last campaign for public office. But the quest for cash continues even though he’ll never appear on a ballot again, as he heads to California on Wednesday for party fundraisers....
Tired of the status quo, hundreds of residents across the region rose up this winter to challenge those running their towns — not suspecting the system was stacked against them. They knocked on doors. They persuaded neighbors to sign petitions....
Change of SubjectDemocracy Denied--- A missing word or loose paper clip is sometimes enough to bump challengers, and they're often bounced by allies of the incumbents they were trying to unseat. A terrific investigation by Joseph Ryan and Joe Mahr that ran......
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