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Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:17 am

Politics, the Y block and puppies

 Last week’s forums for aldermanic candidates sponsored by Inner City Older Neighborhoods were equally bemusing, informative and maddening. Ward 1 Ald. Chuck “MIA” Redpath was the only incu...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:16 am
 Two “dark money” groups are stepping up to separately promote and attack the new governor’s agenda. Think Big Illinois, a brand new 501(c)(4) organization which doesn’t have to disclose...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:15 am
HELP FOR PETSI am writing in response to your Feb. 7 article, “Frigid response to pet law.” I am a humane investigator and was involved with drafting recent amendments. This was necessary to give...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:14 am
By now IT readers have noticed her byline, frequent in the past several issues. Lindsey Salvatelli is our editorial intern for this semester through the Public Affairs Reporting master’s degree prog...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 12:17 am

An open letter to the attorney general

Dear Kwame,I was there when you were sworn in. I saw you applaud when Comptroller Susana Mendoza called Secretary of State Jesse White the greatest politician in Illinois history.White told me to go a...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 12:16 am
We’ve known for weeks now that the FBI recorded Chicago Ald. Ed Burke’s mobile phone conversations over a period of eight months, listening in on 9,475 calls. And then we discovered that the feds...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 12:15 am
 HELP HARVARD PARKRegarding the recent IT article (“Inside a struggling school,” Jan. 10), at Compass for Kids, we know firsthand that Harvard Park Elementary has a great principal and dedica...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 12:14 am
Tuesday night’s State of the Union address was a reminder of how normal Donald Trump can appear when he tries. His performance left no doubt that he is a skillful politician. His pitch to free the U...


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