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Illinois Faces 5th Year Of An Increasing Population Decline


Illinoisans received their 5th consecutive year of bad news at the end of 2018, with U.S. Census Bureau data showing the state suffered a record fifth year of worsening population decline. New census data released April 18 show that for … Continue reading

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Illinois School Administrator Salaries Highest in the US


Too often the school board announces cuts that directly affects the children, but honestly a good look would be at the high priced administrators. This is a local school board issue, not a state issue, but top heavy administration is … Continue reading

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A Very Frustrated Cub’s Fan


Congratulations Theo on our Last place Chicago Cubs . . . How does it feel to be 5 1/2 games back (knowing that you did nothing in the off season to improve our relief pitching) It is possible to be … Continue reading

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New owner to shutter Westlake Hospital


Two weeks after acquiring three former Tenet Healthcare hospitals, Pipeline Health has plans to shutter Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park. — Read on http://www.chicagobusiness.com/health-care/new-owner-shutter-westlake-hospital Just two weeks after acquiring three former Tenet Healthcare hospitals, Pipeline Health has plans to shutter one … 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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O’Hare Area Is Getting a New Highway: I 490


I 490 is currently under construction to link I 90 (Jane Addams Tollroad) to I 294 (TriState Tollroad) with interchanges at Green Street/Franklin Avenue and at the intersect of I 294 and County Line Road, with the major interchange at … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers About The I 294 Expansion in The Schiller Park Area by Illinois Tollroad Commission Representatives


Questions and answers were asked by residents of Schiller Park after the Illinois Tollroad completed their presentations, which can be seen at this link:

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When Will The Politicians Stop Adding Taxes To Increase The Burden On Illinois Residents ?


As many Illinoisans hit the road this holiday weekend, they’ll be faced with exorbitant gas taxes. But if some politicians get their way, it won’t stop there. One candidate for governor has floated the idea of a vehicle miles traveled, … Continue reading

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