Maps drawn by political leaders result in far fewer competitive and contested races, something you might notice when you cast your ballot.
The current processes and policies simply can’t escape the appearance of corruption.
If you think it’s pointless and you’re on your own, you’re wrong. There are plenty of tools available to assist you.
What is crystal clear is voters won’t be getting another assessment of the assessor before they cast their ballots.
Forrest Claypool is out and the heat is on Joe Berrios over property assessments.
If calls for Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios’ resignation shine much-needed light on the murky ways his office operates, we are all for it.
If we’ve learned anything from this extraordinary moment in America, it’s that there is plenty of harassment history that has been hidden.
What are attorney general candidates’ views on public corruption, OMA and FOIA? It’s time we all start finding out.
While lawmakers might have left the impression they fixed the problem last week of a vacant inspector general’s office, they’ve only just begun.
If you’re being asked to leave, then no more gilded parachutes. It’s time to end the cushy landings.
A recent AP story recounted an increasing number of cases of government officials suing citizens who filed Freedom of Information requests.
The governments are everywhere. They’re always taking more. Feels like no one ever is giving you more. Where does it end, right?
Illinois still has the worst pension debt in the nation.
“That’s a lot of hands in the pockets of our taxpayers and our taxpayers need relief, Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti said.
What if we took to heart the notion that an Illinois child’s future should not depend on whether she was born in the city, suburbs or downstate?