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Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:19 am
Earlier this month when the General Assembly was in Springfield, House Speaker Michael Madigan called Senate President John Cullerton six different times to ask him to move the child care program rest...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:18 am
 TIME FOR CHANGEI would like to thank Illinois Times for covering the homeless in last Thursday’s issue (“Homeless for the holidays” by Patrick Yeagle).On any given night in the United Stat...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:17 am
Having failed to win legislative approval for term limits, Gov. Bruce Rauner is running his own housecleaning operation. He’s appointed all three of Sangamon County’s veteran House members to staf...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:16 am
 The media have often stressed the importance of the minority vote in determining presidential elections. Some pundits have even gone further, contending that black and Hispanic support has been...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:20 am

It’s capital vs. labor again in the Capitol

 The news media, as their name suggests, focus on what is new in the world. Journalism’s only subject is current events – “current” having been defined of late to mean “within the past...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:19 am
 Here comes the holiday season. It’s a monthlong season of friends, family and spiritual reflection, and a time to decompress from our usual helter-skelter lives. It kicks off with Thanksgiving...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:18 am
 “He seems so done with it all,” said one top Republican earlier last week about House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. “He hates this,” said a close Durkin pal not long afterward.The overti...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:17 am
 SOS FOR EMSAll Illinoisans should be able to count on the arrival of a well-trained, well-equipped medical crew within minutes of dialing 911. After all, every minute counts in a medical emergen...

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