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Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:15 am
As the spring legislative session nears its end, I want to take a moment to look back on one of the scariest times of the year with the hope that one of you might recognize something and help bring a...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:20 am
 If you want to see how times have changed this legislative session, take a quick look at Senate Bill 1591.The Illinois and Chicago-land chambers have been pushing legislation all session to offe...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:16 am
 If you listen closely to what Democratic state Reps. Sam Yingling and Jonathan Carroll are saying in public about their opposition to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s graduated income tax proposal, they a...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:24 am
 The Chicago Police Department reported last week that the number of people murdered in the city fell 10% during the first four months of 2019 compared to last year during the same period. While...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:15 am
There’s probably never a good time for a news story about how a source claims you, your wife and your brother-in-law are under federal investigation.  But when that report is aired just days be...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:13 am
 From the looks of things, the fine print of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s most important legislative priorities should start becoming public not long after state legislators return from spring break on...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:17 am
Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, spent more than a year holding hearings and overseeing negotiations which eventually produced SB 1829, a massive omnibus bill on sexual harassment.The proposal would do...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:28 am
 Freshman Rep. Terra Costa Howard, (D-Glen Ellyn), was reportedly none too pleased when Think Big Illinois began running TV ads in her district.Think Big Illinois is the dark money group created...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:15 am
Almost exactly one year ago, I attended a hearing of the House Judiciary criminal law committee and watched as the Democratic majority killed one Republican-sponsored penalty enhancement bill after an...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:15 am
 Should proponents of legalizing cannabis in Illinois be worried about Rep. Marty Moylan’s (D-Des Plaines) House resolution?The resolution, HR157, urges legislators “to slow the process of le...

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