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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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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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Michael J. Madigan Secret Deposition


      This is an interesting read:   https://www.scribd.com/document/398670302/Madigan-Michael-J-PDF-Condensed     Chicago’s most powerful alderman is out on bond. A yearslong federal investigation brought forth one count of attempted extortion for Ald. Ed Burke in January. But reports this … 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 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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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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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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Are Chicago Area School Superintendents Seeking To Protect Their “Turf” By Restricting Competition Without Considering the Best Interests of the Families and Students by Opposing HR 610 ?


Currently, throughout the Chicagoland area various persons purportedly speaking in behalf of school districts are panic peddling concerns by area Superintendents, regarding a US Congress House Bill (HR 610) that was introduced for consideration by the US House of Representatives … Continue reading

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“Pity The Nation Whose People Are Sheep………”


Lawrence Ferlinghetti decades ago wrote and it gives me chills to read it today: “Pity the nation whose people are sheep, and whose shepherds mislead them. Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced, and whose bigots … Continue reading

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