Stroger vs. Preckwinkle: Hide your wallets.

Stroger vs. Preckwinkle: Hide your wallets. Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger, left, says he plans to run against current Cook County Board President Toni Preckwnkle. (Chicago Tribune) Editorial Board Questions we have after hearing Todd Stroger say Monday he wants to run against Toni Preckwinkle to reclaim his old job as Cook County Board president: Is Stroger …

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Illinois’ 2017 legislative session described as one of the worst for business in decades

Illinois’ 2017 legislative session described as one of the worst for business in decades By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network Shutterstock photo   ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Business advocates say lawmakers in Springfield have been some of the least job-friendly in decades. Illinois Manufacturers Association vice president Mark Denzler works with lawmakers to pass laws …

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Illinoisans’ no good, very bad year

Berg: Illinoisans’ no good, very bad year By Austin Berg | Illinois News Network Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan gives an interview following a committee hearing on October 31, 2017. Image courtesy of BlueRoomStream   False hope, can-kicking and a pay cut for working people was more than enough for 2017 to take the title: the …

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