China paid top dollar for our garbage, so there may not be as much profit in recycling as there used to be for garbage companies.
Day after day, year after year, the paramedics of Chicago see the worst of humanity.
The only people not making a buck off elections are the people who vote.
This is a state in financial crisis. Without a dedicated source for additional school funding, a new plan to redistribute the money is meaningless.
How dare people act as though raising the minimum wage is going to make a real difference in the lives of the working poor.
Poor south suburban communities have been economically ravished for decades by the property tax structure of this state.
We will not allow children to be torn from their parents and placed in prisons. Not in our name. Not in the name of our country’s safety.
We cut funding for mental health clinics, close mental hospitals and make it difficult for the families of those who are sick to get any help.
I watched crooked politicians sentenced to two, four or six years in federal prisons for crimes that undermined public confidence in government.
We can’t do anything about the drugs, the schools, the gangs and the child abuse. Let’s all focus on the guns.
For those of us who hoped online sports gambling might solve this state’s $130 billion pension debt, state Rep. Lou Lang says curb your enthusiasm.
Our country has made mistakes in the past. But we have always been willing to confront them, to acknowledge our errors and take pains to avoid repeati