Another victim of the Illinois budget stalemate is the Illinois Lottery, which has announced that they will not pay out the big jackpots until the state gets its financial house in order. You can’t win if you don’t play or you’re in Illinois.
Now that Hillary Clinton is suddenly looking anything but inevitable, Vice President Joe Biden is reportedly considering a run for president. It’s sort of like the troops who come out of the hills after the battle to shoot the wounded.
A study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute shows that traffic has bounced back from the Great Recession, but it has cost Chicago are drivers an extra 61 hours stuck in their cars. The Tribune’s John Hilkevitch reports that five of the most congested roads in the United States are in the Chicago area. You can read the..
Winslow has the offense-o-meter set on high and refuses to turn it down after Carmen asks him to. There are a lot of repugnant things being said and done in the world and they should be addressed. That being said, sometimes it seems that people are too easily offended today. People often misconstrue what someone..
On Wednesday, the Chicago Board of Education, whose bonds are rated as junk, will, as the Tribune editorial points out, “likely approve a budget that includes a new tranche of borrowing. Just like the many tranches of borrowing that have pushed the district toward bankruptcy”. And some say our kids aren’t learning anything in Chicago..