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Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:20 am

After the Supreme Court ruling, a message to my fellow former fair-sharers

 Two very nice union representatives knocked on my door last week. Anticipating an unfavorable ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, they asked me, a “fair share” state employee, to join the union. I di...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:19 am
 The wailing in our country about the “invasion of immigrants” has been long and loud. As one complainant put it, “Few of their children in the country learn English ... The signs in our st...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:18 am
 A political action committee run by top officials of Operating Engineers Local 150 reported a $255,000 contribution last week from a “dark money” organization controlled by the same Local 15...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:17 am
DEFENDING CORNELIUSIn response to “State’s top Lincoln expert on shelf” (Illinois Times, June 28, by Bruce Rushton): James Cornelius has spent over 10 years as the Lincoln curator at the Abraham...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:15 am
 When I was obtaining my master’s degree in public administration, perhaps the most influential topic I took was ethics in public administration. One of the focuses of that course was administr...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:23 am

Free dental clinic coming to Springfield

 The only thing less fun than getting a root canal is not getting a root canal. And so a crowd is expected next month at the Bank of Springfield Center, where dentists from around the state will...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:22 am
 Where is the Democratic Party? The Party of the People is stuck in the status quo – the still reigning, old-line hierarchy of the Democratic Party is unwilling to just be dedicated to, well, t...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:21 am
 Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan will be on the ballot in just one of Illinois’ 118 House districts this November, but his name and reputation will be featured in electoral battles throu...

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