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Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:17 am
 When the Trump administration this week gave notice it is scrapping President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, it was seen as an unsurprising move by the conservative administration to appeal to its...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:16 am
 When Springfield City Council members repeatedly accept large campaign contributions from the same serial donors year after year, they invariably compromise their impartiality and subordinate th...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:22 am

Will CWLP not have to clean up its act?

 For years the Sierra Club has played the conscience of City Water, Light and Power in the absence of mayors and aldermen capable of the role. Most people can agree that having a conscience is a...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:21 am
News flash: Republican congressional leaders have come up with yet another grand scheme to fix America’s health care system. So, look out – because when they say “fix,” they mean it in the sam...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:20 am
One reason why Gov. Bruce Rauner promised to veto HB40 last spring was to prevent a House Republican revolt on the state budget.The bill deletes a so-called “trigger” provision in current law whic...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:19 am
 TOWNSHIP SUCCESSESAs the executive director of the Township Officials of Illinois, I would like to comment on the story by Bruce Rushton (“Outdated?,” Illinois Times, Sept. 21). In his piece...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:17 am
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum was lit up in teal last month in honor of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The month was dedicated to raising awareness about ovarian cancer and honorin...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:01 am
While many politicians were saying it’s too soon to talk about gun control, our Sen. Richard Durbin said it’s lawmakers’ job to answer tough questions. “Congress is complicit if it continues i...

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