Shortly before World War II, Norman Rockwell painted an image depicting a workingman standing to speak at a government meeting.
It seems counter-productive to inform state lawmakers that there are only eight days remaining in this year’s regular legislative session, and they should be spending every minute of it focusing on pension reform as time wanes.
“It’s an eyesore that keeps bringing back bad memories.”
One of the worst-kept secrets over the past few weeks is that House Republican Leader Tom Cross has been considering a run for Illinois attorney general.
Illinois has the nation’s second-worst unemployment rate.
It’s not always easy to trust the intentions of state lawmakers.
Let the public see the audit.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady resigned last week just as a new statewide poll showed big trouble for his political party’s brand.
As the spring legislative session nears its May 31 end, the state’s most-pressing issue is still unresolved.
Taxpayers should expect to receive some return in services for the taxes they pay to local, state and federal governments.
SPRINGFIELD – Who cares what Texas Gov. Rick Perry thinks?
A proposal to raise the speed limit by 5 mph in Illinois could put the state in the fast lane for a change.
In yet another blow to the Illinois Republican Party, state Sen. Matt Murphy, R-Palatine, has withdrawn his name from contention for the state GOP chairmanship job.
The McHenry County College Board of Trustees has gone through another significant transition with the election last month of three new members followed by the board’s vote for a new chairman.
The Northwest Herald editorial board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:
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