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Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 11:46 am

Independent candidates face unfair burden, lawsuit claims

A perennial candidate for public office is challenging Illinois’ signature requirements for gaining ballot access in elections, saying the requirements violate the U.S. Constitution....
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:17 am

Are the Rauners giving Illinois a mansion it really wants?

You know how it is. You repaint the living room, and suddenly the furniture looks shabby. So you replace that, which makes the carpet look worn. Over on Jackson Street, they finally fixed the leaky ro...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:15 am
During the second quarter of 2012, the Illinois House Republican Organization’s largest reported campaign expenditure was a $12,612 payment to the Internal Revenue Service. Indeed, six of HRO’s te...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:14 am
 FEEL BETTER, NOT BITTERBy now we all have read how disappointed all the Erika Holsts out there are, how they were buoyed by young Mr. Hope and Change back in ’08, and how sad they are today (�...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:13 am
During this week when Democrats are celebrating a historic achievement by a woman, one who has accumulated a record of public service through decades of hard work in the trenches, this newspaper nomin...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:12 am
 The Korean conflict from 1950-53 is often called “America’s Forgotten War.” For the families of Americans killed or missing there, it is anything but forgotten. This week (July 27) marks t...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:11 am
 On Saturday, July 30, join Springfield’s Animal Protective League and 10 downtown bars for the APL’s Second Annual Underdog Crawl. The fun begins at Balen’s Bar and Grill with registration...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:10 am
 The Sixth Annual Downhome Music, Beer and Art Festival boasts three stages of continuous live music by 23 local, original bands; more than 100 craft beers by local, regional and national brewers...

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