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Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:15 am
House Speaker Michael Madigan was his usual self during the final week of the General Assembly’s spring session, passing bills to make one point or another, but not actually accomplishing anything.B...
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:14 am
 DIVERSE AND PROUDI am an avid reader of your paper and generally look forward to your weekly editions. I was happy to see that you covered pride and put it on the cover of your May 18 edition (�...
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:13 am
I’m pleased to announce that Michelle Ownbey was recently promoted to publisher of Illinois Times and Springfield Business Journal. She was associate publisher of Springfield Business Journal since...
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:12 am

Neglecting mental health services is bankrupting our health care system

President Trump and Republican congressional leaders justifiably want to curb the alarming growth in government health care spending. Their proposed solution? Cut $880 billion in federal funds from Me...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:17 am

Rauner’s tax freeze is the wrong solution to the wrong problem

 “Everyone in Illinois,” says Bruce Rauner, “knows that property taxes are too high” compared to other states. Everyone in Illinois knows nothing of the sort. Mr. Rauner, for example, kno...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:16 am
 These are hard times for America’s gold miners. They’re struggling to haul wealth out of the land while seeing their pay drop further and further down.Take Bob Mercer. He’s been a top mine...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:14 am
 Y BLOCK IMPROVEMENTSThe first thing that caught my eye when I opened up Illinois Times last week (“Park-ing problems,” James Krohe Jr., May 25) was the architectural rendering of the Y block...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:13 am
 If you are like me and Trump and Rauner are about to get you down, it’s time to dig in the dirt and put some seeds in the ground. “When the world wearies and ceases to satisfy, there is alwa...

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