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  • The Rauner revolution: From campaign themes, an agenda to reinvent Illinois

    The Rauner revolution: From campaign themes, an agenda to reinvent Illinois
    "We have a moral duty to have an efficient government. The tax money belongs to the taxpayers. It doesn't belong to the bureaucracy, and government is not a welfare system." — Gov. Bruce Rauner to the Tribune Editorial Board, April 6, 2015....
  • When jobs in Southern California move farther away from homes

    When jobs in Southern California move farther away from homes
    Southern Californians are famous for fighting some of the worst gridlock in the United States. They know as well as anyone the benefits of living close to work. But that's becoming an increasingly difficult trick to pull off as the distance grows...
  • Federal indictment adds to charges against Keymar couple

    Federal indictment adds to charges against Keymar couple
    A Keymar couple indicted in September for embezzling $285,000 in employee benefits is now also charged with conspiring to fraudulently transfer $1.2 million from federal contracts. Shaun Tucker, 49, and Joanne Tucker, 29, both of Keymar, were indicted...
  • TAX REFORM AT LONG LAST: Comprehensive overhaul of federal code promises to effect massive changes across nation

    TAX REFORM AT LONG LAST: Comprehensive overhaul of federal code promises to effect massive changes across nation
    Stunning news emerged from Washington overnight as the Republican Congress and Democratic President Barack Obama agreed to comprehensively reform the nation's antiquated method of revenue collection. Needless to say, the development marks a sea change...
  • McDonald's is giving 90,000 workers raises and vacation time

    McDonald's is giving 90,000 workers raises and vacation time
    McDonald's Corp. will raise the minimum wage for 90,000 U.S. workers by more than 10% this summer, becoming the first major fast-food corporation to bow to pressure to improve circumstances for low-paid workers nationwide. The increase, which follows...
  • Why does America treat its poor citizens like criminals?

    Why does America treat its poor citizens like criminals?
    Want to see a look of pure hatred? Pull out an EBT card at the grocery store. Now that my kids are grown and gone, my Social Security check is enough to keep me from qualifying for government food benefits. But I remember well when we did qualify for...
  • Woman accused of public assistance fraud

    Woman accused of public assistance fraud
    A West Palm Beach woman was arrested for public assistance fraud after she got caught up in a federal investigation involving a Palm Springs food market. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested Porscha Layme, 25, Tuesday. Deputies said Layme...
  • The rise of the working poor and the non-working rich

    The rise of the working poor and the non-working rich
    Many believe that poor people deserve to be poor because they're lazy. As House Speaker John Boehner has said, the poor have a notion that "I really don't have to work. I don't really want to do this. I think I'd rather just sit around." In reality, a...
  • Speak Out caller: Drivers use school buses for personal transportation

    Speak Out caller: Drivers use school buses for personal transportation
    Don't tool around in school bus: We live in Kane County, but we have to pay our taxes for School District U46. I am sick and tired of seeing bus drivers using the buses for personal transportation. Take the buses back to the bus yard, use your own cars to...
  • Robert B. Reich: The rise of the working poor and the non-working rich

    Many believe that poor people deserve to be poor because they're lazy. As House Speaker John Boehner has said, the poor have a notion that "I really don't have to work. I don't really want to do this. I think I'd rather just sit around." In reality, a...
  • GOP-led House passes budget with nearly $5 trillion in cuts

    GOP-led House passes budget with nearly $5 trillion in cuts
    Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions...