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  • Rauner launches ads blasting Democrats as legislators meet

    Gov. Bruce Rauner launched television ads blasting House Speaker Michael Madigan and other Illinois Democrats as unwilling to cut spending as state legislators returned to Springfield on Tuesday in an overtime session amid a budget stalemate. The ads &#...
  • Speak Out: Persistent pothole problem

    Speak Out: Persistent pothole problem
    I'm a concerned citizen. I was shopping at Jewel-Osco at 87th Street and Ridgeland Avenue. There's a large pothole in the parking lot close to the building. I told the customer service manager and two workers in the lot tending to the shopping carts,...
  • Rauner hits the road, ripping Dem leaders

    Gov. Bruce Rauner gave rip-roaring speeches in several Democratic legislative districts last week, denouncing the state's Democratic leadership. All of his visits were accompanied by Illinois Republican Party news releases bashing area Democratic...
  • Rauner's unprecedented TV ad seeks leverage against Democrats

    Rauner's unprecedented TV ad seeks leverage against Democrats
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner launched an unprecedented TV ad campaign Tuesday, attacking powerful Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan as state government teeters toward a shutdown next month. The Rauner ad accuses Madigan of blocking the pro-...
  • The extreme case of Michael Madigan

    The extreme case of Michael Madigan
    During several recent interviews, House Speaker Michael Madigan has worn his angel wings and halo. In soft, lulling tones, he has emphasized that the state needs moderate, reasonable leadership. Like his. Who knew Madigan could play such a spot-on Eddie...
  • Illinois auditor general to retire at year's end

    Illinois auditor general to retire at year's end
    William Holland, who over nearly a quarter-century developed a reputation for fairness and nonpartisanship as the state's auditor general, announced Wednesday that he would resign at the end of the year. "I view the office of auditor general as one of...
  • No bounds to the ego of the political class

    Know of any living Illinois politicians who deserve a $500,000 statue? Yeah, I didn't think so. But earlier this year, House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, was pushing to spend that amount to erect a statue on the Illinois Capitol grounds of...
  • Amtrak unsure whether Gov. Rauner will cut state funding

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has said he wants to reduce Amtrak train service in the state starting July 1, but the Illinois Department of Transportation hasn't informed the national rail line about any cuts to its state aid, according to an Amtrak spokesman....
  • Madigan extremism

    Madigan extremism
    We here in Illinois are ruled by a quiet, little man in a quiet, little hamlet in the heart of the state. While he says little, when Mike Madigan does speak his words fall like that of an iron clad fist wielded by an absolute ruler. So, when Governor...
  • Property tax rates still highest in Southland, although property values decline

    Property values declined in the south suburbs, but property tax rates went up and some of the poorest communities in the Southland continue to have the highest property tax rates in Cook County, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr. Property tax...
  • Who's afraid of empowering the people?

    Who's afraid of empowering the people?
    Democratic lawmakers have spent this spring trying to needle Gov. Bruce Rauner, holding hearings and some sham votes on bits and pieces of his "Turnaround Agenda." House Speaker Mike Madigan says he's simply running Rauner's ideas up the flagpole to...