Category Archives: Illinois

Schiller Park, Where Are The Street Lights ? 💡💡💡


Where are the street lights in the 3800-3900  block of Denley Avenue in Schiller Park ?   So if you look closely, the Com Ed  street lights are located on the poles they are positioned to light the private apartment … Continue reading

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Leaving Legislature lucrative for Ed Burke brother now drawing $160K in pensions


Chicago and Illinois taxpayers are still supporting ex-state Rep. Dan Burke. Despite losing a reelection bid last year, the brother of Ald. Edward M. Burke gets two taxpayer-subsidized pensions — expected to pay him a total this year of nearly … Continue reading

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Interesting Position: Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them


Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them. Chicago Teachers Union leaders on Tuesday submitted their first contract proposals — including 5-percent pay raises — to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, though most negotiations are expected … Continue reading

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The Power to Tax Is Also The Power To Destroy


It’s no mystery why the people of Illinois find themselves in this mess. Lawmakers are making extravagant promises to give people things with other people’s money. Amusement taxes are just the latest and most convenient device to help them achieve … Continue reading

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The Property Tax Appeal Game in Cook County


The property-tax-assessment process in Cook County is convoluted by design. But here’s how it works in simple terms: First, the Cook County Assessor’s Office assesses the value of every property in the county. The value of any given property is … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Believin’: Jonathan Cane of Journey joined longtime baseball exec, Nick Colletti, both Leyden grads, as they returned for book signing


It was a very happy homecoming for Jonathan Cain when he visited Leyden High Schools on Nov. 12 to sign copies of his new book “Don’t Stop Believin’: The Man, The Band, and the Song That Inspired Generations.” The keyboardist … Continue reading

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Local Governments’ Alarming Capital Spending Ratios — Strong Towns


There are many ways for state and local governments to run hidden deficits, one of which is deferred maintenance. But it turns out there is a way to measure the extent to which local governments kick the maintenance can down … Continue reading

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Eradicate Hate In Our Society


What happened in Pittsburgh was horrific and senseless. My prayers go out to all the victims and their families. We must work to eradicate hate in our society.

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Illinois Has Lost Governnmental Review By Newspapers


America’s newspapers are vanishing, with Illinois losing more than most twitter.com/ilwatchdog/status/1055445139395620864

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Of toilets and contractors: Is Pritzker up to the job of renovating Illinois? – Chicago Tribune


  Of toilets and contractors: Is Pritzker up to the job of renovating Illinois? – Chicago Tribune — Read on http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-pritzker-toilet-unions-mansion-20181015-story,amp.html

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