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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:38 pm

Another #MeToo moment in the legislature

 If nothing else, the unfolding of a recent sexual harassment accusation against Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, has been melodramatic.Two days before last Thursday's press conference, Denise Rotheimer...
Monday, June 4, 2018 03:02 pm

Another #MeToo moment in the legislature

 If nothing else, the unfolding of a recent sexual harassment accusation against Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, has been melodramatic. Two days before the press conference, Denise Rotheimer (whos...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:20 am

Battle over bar drags on

 When last I spoke with Ryan Bandy, Donald Trump was on the verge of the presidency and local voters were about to select a circuit court judge.April Troemper won the 2016 election and kept her s...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:19 am
In the fierce labor wars of the last century, industrial barons employed Pinkertons and other goons to bloody the heads of laborers or simply gun down those struggling for a share of economic and poli...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:18 am
For weeks now, some Democrats have been wondering if their party intends to run a “coordinated campaign” this year and have asked what it might look like. A coordinated campaign means all the part...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:17 am
 SELLING LINCOLNTremendous article in the May 17 edition of Illinois Times titled “Selling Lincoln.” I guess you have seen that the original State Journal-Register piece first announcing the...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:16 am
One good thing about the political divide in Springfield is that it keeps a lot of bad things from happening, bad things like casino gambling expansion. The proposal died in committee in the closing d...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:15 am
I was chatting with a group of students the other day when one of them looked me in the eye and commented, “You’re very tough on journalists.” I had to plead guilty.Of course I’m tough on jour...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:23 am

Former drug executive ducks blame in opioid crisis

 One of Springfield’s most successful capitalists traveled to the nation’s capital earlier this month to weigh in on the nation’s opioid crisis. It was not a convincing performance.J. Chris...

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