Politics

Politically Speaking – August 21, 2017

August 22, 2017

In the news last week were Boston, Bannon, Barcelona, and the latest call from a Democrat for the as... More

Education Funding; Money We Don’t Have

August 21, 2017

Senate Week in Review:  August 7 – 11, 2017 Ed Funding; Money We Don’t Have   ... More

Why does Southern Illinois LOSE with SB1?!?

August 18, 2017

You’re probably wondering about the status of the education funding crisis. The Senate and House w... More

Illinois Senate Overrides Rauner Veto of School Funding

August 17, 2017

By a vote of 38 to 19, the Illinois Senate voted Sunday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s amenda... More

Politically Speaking — August 16, 2017

August 15, 2017

In the news: • Last weekend was a bad time for America in Charlottesville, Virginia • Pres... More

Crisis Politics Isn’t Working

August 14, 2017

Apparently, crisis politics has replaced good government in Illinois. For two years the state was wi... More