Local state Rep. Carol Ammons’ new Illinois House committee no longer has no members or pending business.
There’s been a trend on social media for a while that I’ve actually enjoyed.
SPRINGFIELD — Sometimes hearts rather than policies need to be changed.
Sad to say, but I don’t think the tragedies will end soon.
Call this a case of “The Cat Lady” meets the Fourth Amendment.
"We must take the appropriate actions to correct the inherent bias in our current institutions that were established in a society that was defined by racism," Randall Nelson writes. "It will not be easy. It will not happen automatically. It will require structural change but it is necessary if we are to be the country that we proclaim to be."
We have traced our operation to at least 1902. Our kiddos are the fifth generation, says Monica Green. In fact, they are the fifth generation to live right here in the farmhouse, which is pretty special, too.
As chaotic, corrupt and bumbling as Illinois state government has been for the last 25 years or so, nothing can match the era of two-term Gov. Len Small, who 100 years ago this week was playing hide-and-seek with the Sangamon County sheriff who was attempting to arrest him.
Thanks to a recent appellate court ruling, the woman convicted in the kidnapping and suffocation murder of a prominent Kankakee businessman has a chance to escape her life sentence.
In a revelatory testimony before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Harry Dunn, an African American U.S. Capitol Police officer, recounted his experience during the insurrection instigated by then-President Donald Trump.
Consider everything that feeds the creation of public policy. There are lobbyists, rallies and marches. Don’t forget charged rhetoric, clever spin, campaign contributions and the ever-popular backroom deal. Then there’s ideological talking heads spewing misinformation to support their worldv…
One of the premier hitchhikers of the world, Sissy Hankshaw was immortalized in a gut-busting 1976 novel called “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues” by Tom Robbins.
At present, the Illinois GOP holds no state offices and just one-third of legislative and congressional seats. It has no money and an uncomfortable-at-best relationship with the Trump base.
Wayne Jenkins was hooked. Born in Danville and growing up in Chicago, he made his living playing music across the country. He met and influenced a lot of people, his brother said.
Urbana state Rep. Carol Ammons' appointment as chair of a newly created Small Business, Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Committee comes with a $10,574 stipend. At this point, she's the only member of the new committee to which "at this time, no legislation has been assigned."