What Pritzker is betting on — and why he deserves a little time — is his ability to bring a progressive income tax to Illinois.
Smollett, if lying, did Chicago no favors. Nor did anybody who was so keen decry racism and anti-gay hatred at the drop of an empty hat.
Taxpayers deserve to get an independent inspector general in place — pronto. The time for foot-dragging is over.
It’s impossible to believe that no one has a clue that could solve the murder of Demetrius Griffin and hundreds of other cold-case murders in Chicago.
Incumbent Anna M. Valencia is the only candidate who is cleared at the moment to appear on the ballot for city clerk.
We’re big on the Obama Presidential Center. Honestly. Even on park district land. But we have never liked this feeling that the fix is in.
Lesson One from this tragedy: Require fingerprinting to get a FOID card.
Signs of clean-energy progress in Illinois are as obvious as all those twirling wind turbines along expressways. We need to keep that up.
On the very day President Trump declared a national emergency that is nothing but a lie, a horrifically real national emergency played out in Aurora.
CPS insists its social media monitoring initiative helped students, and a University of Chicago Crime Lab study backs up that claim.
Chicagoans need to peruse these documents to fully understand what happened and to chart a course toward full reform of the Chicago Police Department.
Our city is at a turning point. It matters profoundly who Chicago’s next mayor is, and who your next alderman is. So get out there and vote.
We believe in free markets. We just don’t think winner should take all. Illinois has always been about working people. Let’s keep it that way.
Lindblom knows the pros and cons of all the various revenue proposals floating around, such as the specious LaSalle Street tax.
Michael Negron would bring valuable experience to City Council. He was Mayor Emanuel’s policy director and worked in the Obama administration.