Proviso Area Lawmakers Laud State’s Passage of Stopgap Budget

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton walk into Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office on June 28. | Seth Perlman/AP via nwi.com.  Friday, June 1, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews ||@village_free  Illinois state lawmakers reached a compromise, albeit limited, on the nearly year-long budget drama that, while conducted in Springfield, has played out in suffering across the state. Faced with the prospect of … Continue reading Proviso Area Lawmakers Laud State’s Passage of Stopgap Budget

Enough: Illinois Budget Standoff Must Be Resolved, Says State-Journal Register

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 || By State-Journal Register Editorial Board  Approximately 65 Illinois daily and weekly newspapers are running editorials today through the beginning of July, many on their front pages, on the need for an end to the state budget standoff. The State Journal-Register editorial board shared this editorial and urged other newspapers to weigh in on the need for a resolution to Illinois’ … Continue reading Enough: Illinois Budget Standoff Must Be Resolved, Says State-Journal Register

Negative Mailers From Springfield Flood Mailboxes In Dem Primary

Fliers delivered in the 7th District opposing challenger Chris Harris. | Caption and picture by Jean Lotus/Cook County Chronicle Tuesday, March 1, 2016 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || 2/29/16 || By Jean Lotus Staggering amounts of money are being spent in the 2016 Illinois primary election cycle. In spite of the Internet Age, lots of trees are dying to create slick mailers, newspapers … Continue reading Negative Mailers From Springfield Flood Mailboxes In Dem Primary