A Republican bill gives Illinois a chance to ensure its government reflects the will of the voters. Seize it.
Sun-Times Editorial Board
The Plan Commission is all but certain to give the project a green light, paving the way for City Council’s OK. Ald. Hopkins should delay the vote.
There’s no such thing as easy money. And Illinois’ failed experiment with video gambling proves it.
We would like to believe the scandal of the death of Laquan McDonald marks a turning point in police behavior and race relations. And maybe it does.
We’ve started an important and necessary campaign to crack the code of silence. No single setback should stop that effort.
Establishing an Environment Department the first time around was a foresighted decision. In intervening years, the need has only grown greater.
Cops should be able to keep tabs on dangerous gang members who contribute to our city’s epidemic of violence, but a better way to do that is needed.
Chicago’s six-figure salary club is out of control, in large part due to lax management and a give-away police contract.
Illinois prison inmates should not have to worry that substandard medical care will turn out to be a slow-motion death penalty.
Jesse White pledged $10 million for a park district field house with his name, but raised just $650,000. The “Chicago way?” That’s the problem.
Almost all the candidates favor amending the Illinois Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax, which would raise the tax rate on the wealthy.
Just as President Trump is holding the federal government hostage over the wall, former Gov. Rauner refused to approve a state budget for two years.
Forget the logistics of merging two huge bureaucracies. Daley’s motive, making sure every kid has access to a college education, is worth attention.
The Sun-Times’ candidate profile of city clerk candidate Elizabeth “Betty” Arias-Ibarra.