How Gov. J.B. Pritzker addresses his gubernatorial to-do list matters to Illinoisans — as well as to his prospects for the presidency.
In the struggle between the mayor and the City Council, a separation of powers is the way to go.
There’s no reason for the City Council to maintain its unspoken power-sharing agreement with the mayor when it comes to committees.
Abuse cases at the Choate Developmental Center are one example of the myriad ways in which government can fail the most vulnerable.
Real reporting can stand in contrast and expose Dan Proft’s costume content for the counterfeit concoction it is.
Dear Arlington Heights: Don’t back up a truck to the public vault and load it with the millions in incentives the Bears will ask for — and may not truly need.
A law that establishes minimum standards for blind trusts might help cure some of the problems to which Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s trust fell prey.
A recent federal court’s decision about Illinois’ Shakman compliance is a leap of faith.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s track record on reform is a mixed bag. A wide-ranging ethics reform proposal could help her follow through on her promises.
From this point forward, online systems — on Zoom or similar platforms — should always be available for the benefit of those who can’t attend public meetings. But that’s as far as it should go.