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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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Is Illinois’s Budget Real ? Or a Political Convenience ?


Illinois budget watchdog groups are skeptical over whether the $38.5 billion fiscal 2019 state budget that passed Thursday is truly “balanced” . Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle should restrain their self-praise about the budget plan given that it … Continue reading

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Let’s Face Reality About The Illinois General Assembly, They Perpetuate The Poor Governance Of Illinois


What is sad about this and all the rest of legislative work in Illinois is that the Dems can decide to pass a bill, the ERA, that will have no impact on equal rights because current laws and regulation mandate … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Annual Summer Shooting Season Begins !!!


This weekend marked the start of the annual Summer Shooting Season. Similar to last year, we’ll expect to see around 250 homicides and an additional 1,000 shot and wounded between now and Labor Day weekend. Final Shoot-o-Rahm-a Tally: 8 killed, … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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Oppose HR 1025 Which Calls For A Progressive Income Tax in Illinois


  UPDATE:    Yesterday, state representatives moved Speaker Madigan’s progressive tax resolution to the House floor. Please submit a witness slip in opposition of HR 1025 which calls for a progressive income tax in Illinois. HR 1025 is the Bill … Continue reading

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Five Lake County residents indicted on election-related charges


The five defendants, who were indicted Wednesday by a Lake County Grand Jury, join three other defendants in more high-profile 2016 alleged election fraud cases. Former Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd faces five counts of perjury based on allegations that … Continue reading

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Pension “Reform” ?


No issue in America today better illustrates the divergent interests of working Americans and the 1 percent than pension reform. Substantial empirical evidence shows that America’s favored retirement vehicle — the 401(k), recently renounced by its own inventors — is … Continue reading

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California Democratic Party won’t endorse Dianne Feinstein


Activist wing drags Democrats further to the left in California: California Democratic Party won’t endorse Dianne Feinstein — Read on http://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/25/california-democratic-party-declines-to-endorse-dianne-feinstein-in-re-election-bid/amp/

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Florida Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21.


I see where Fla. Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21. Florida’s Republican governor is calling for a range of measures that aim to prevent shootings like the one that occurred … Continue reading

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