No one likes tax increases. But they don’t like being stuck in traffic or waiting for trains and buses that don’t come, either.
The flood of contaminants would be sure to work its way into Downstate public drinking water; state lawmakers must take action to stop this.
It’s the David Lundys — impoverished, usually black or brown — who commit petty crimes and get slapped with prison instead of slapped on the wrist.
Police misconduct leaves a wake of distrust in communities and is shattering to the victims. Finding a way to reduce this is a must.
When the young man looking to cut real estate development deals was a nephew of a powerful mayor, the deals were cut, even when the deals were bad.
The candidates promised to rein in TIFs to make sure the money is spent to shore up impoverished communities that otherwise wouldn’t attract business.
We hold elections to let voters steer government in the direction they choose. To manipulate the system is simply undemocratic.
Because of Brown’s courageous decision and the CTA’s prompt response, many people in similar situations will feel a sense of uplift.
Let’s move the city’s workers compensation system out from under Burke’s purview at the Finance Committee — and get Burke off the committee, too.
The next mayor and City Council should put traditional neighborhood schools first, before selective enrollment and charter schools.
Trump can’t paper over this one. The American people know a hit job when they see one. Even leading Republicans in Congress are demanding sanctions.
The news about the scandalously sky-high cost of EpiPens isn’t getting better, and somebody needs to do something about it.
Chicago must find a way to pay off, or otherwise reduce, $42 billion in unfunded pension liabilities or its financial future is bleak.
President Bush was born to privilege and could have golfed his way through life, but he devoted himself to the cause of his country.
The United States has the world’s highest drug overdose death rate, chiefly because of opioids. And that should prompt a call to action.