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Jesse White

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  • Has Jesse White gone tone deaf?

     
    Time to slap your forehead: [Illinois Secretary of State] Jesse White gives raises while other Illinois agencies freeze pay: Crain's/BGA probe Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has handed out pay hikes exceeding 6% to his entire executive staff....[...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Transportation Funding Commission Recommends $2.7B In New Revenues.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The Corbett administration's Transportation Funding Commission met yesterday, where the panel unanimously recommended $2.7 billion in new revenues, including lifting the cap on the state's Oil Company Franchise Tax....
  • Obama's new fundraising speech: 2008 was really bad, so I need a second term

     
    Full text: Democrat Obama says so much remains undone he really needs more time....
  • The one in which I talk about the scramble to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

     
    Transcript: Flash back to the mid 1990s and ask —who are the most prominent African American politicians in Illinois? Jesse White, Roland Burris, Danny Davis, Tim Evans, Bobby Rush, Carol Mosley Braun, Emil Jones, John Stroger and the up and......
  • At Niles' heart, a strong sense of pride

    At Niles' heart, a strong sense of pride
    April Maher pushes a shopping cart through the crowded aisles at Jerry's Fruit and Garden Center on Milwaukee Avenue. Maher, who lives in neighboring Park Ridge, places two cartons of strawberries in her cart and says she likes to shop in Niles. "Even...
  • Bill pursues extreme speeders

    A proposal to toughen punishment for extreme speeders passed a key legislative hurdle Monday, while also reopening the debate about how much leeway judges should have when sentencing defendants. A Tribune investigation, published Sunday, found that since...
  • Judges regularly break sentencing law on speeding tickets

    Dee Brant's anger wasn't directed at the chronic speeder who killed her son. She was angry at a system that let the speeder stay on the roads despite him bragging about having "the worst driving record" of anyone he knew. She was angry at how the...
  • IMPEACHED

    In a historic display of anger and frustration, the Illinois House voted Friday to impeach disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich and send him to trial in the Senate with the aim of removing the state's 40th chief executive from public office forever. The...
  • Trial overshadows swearing-in

    SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich invoked Abraham Lincoln's wartime plea of "malice toward none" Wednesday as he opened a new session of the Illinois Senate, which immediately began preparations for an impeachment trial that could remove him from...
  • Going Green On a Budget

    Home energy use accounts for almost one-fifth of the nation's greenhouse-gas emissions and one-fifth of its energy consumption, according to national research. The average home spends about $1,900 annually on energy bills, according to Environmental...
  • Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration

    Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration
    SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Democrats are scaling back a major income tax increase as they search for votes in a frantic, last-ditch effort to deal with the state's crippling budget crisis. After rank-and-file lawmakers balked at a 75 percent hike in the...