We don’t want to sacrifice the health, welfare and safety of our students for more revenue.
We can’t have all tax increases going to fill an endless hole. Some pension promises were too generous and the state simply cannot afford them.
When you are in a traumatic situation and your adrenaline is at high levels, your perception and recollection can be altered by “tunnel vision.”
The next police contract should make cops share the financial pain of the city’s multi-million dollar settlements for police misconduct. The next
President Obama named Samantha Powers as the ambassador. She was a journalist and worked for liberal Harvard, but she had no government experience.
Mona Charon’s piece on the fact that attention to climate change — which she dubs “hysteria” — will not solve our problems is totally wrong.
The current state of Illinois finances is not only crushing business opportunities, it’s also fueling a mass exodus of Illinois residents.
Illinois need legislation to require large state contractors to use software to verify that hours billed for computer-based work are legitimate.
Trump and his science-denying no-nothings will scream “Fake News,” but if our country doesn’t get this issue right nothing else matters.
Bill Daley wants a commuter tax on suburban workers, but forgets that suburbanites pay county taxes and state taxes that get eaten up by Chicago.
Asset forfeiture is legalized theft. We have a problem when the police can legally take any asset involved in a crime.
The federal gas tax was last raised in 1993 to 18.4 cents a gallon. Now is good time to raise the tax to fund highway and mass transit improvements.
The Saudi-backed war in Yemen is the worst man-made humanitarian catastrophe on earth. We must demand the U.S. end its military support to the Saudis.
How many of them would put their own careers on the line by falsifying reports to protect a fellow officer — an officer convicted of murder.
Why would you not want a college to know if your son or daughter was going to school (and living in a dorm with), a potentially violent person?