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Six Socialists on Chicago City Council


Six Socialists on Chicago City Council “Chicago will soon have more socialist City Council members than any major U.S. city in modern history,” said CDSA co-chairs Lucie Macias and Leonard Pierce in a Wednesday op-ed for the Chicago Tribune. Of … Continue reading

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Kim Foxx Has Zero Support Among Law Enforcement Professionals


Kim Foxx has zero support among law enforcement professionals. A judge called for a special prosecutor to look into her Smollett dealings, two major prosecutors’ associations condemned her handling of the case, and now associations representing EVERY single police chief … Continue reading

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‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors at Westlake Hospital !’


‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors!’ — Read on thevillagefreepress.org/2019/02/18/we-are-not-going-to-let-them-close-these-doors/

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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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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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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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