- COVID-19 Update: Local Resources
- Providing Some Property Tax Relief for Low-Income Seniors
- When a Judge Issues a Warrant, It’s Serious
- Woodstock’s Mayor Wants to “Change Behavior” by Cloaking a Tax Increase as Environmental Concern. I Guess He Really Is a Democrat After All.
- There’s a “Red Menace” Made of Ink, and We’re Drowning In It
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Author Archives: Steve Reick
I want to talk today about the glue that binds us together as honorable men and women, in business, in marriage and in life. I want to talk today about trust. As I went through law school and entered the … Continue reading
On Monday, the House finally passed an education funding bill. The last time the legislature passed a funding bill was in 1997, and in those 20 years, the formula has been changed to the point where the original was barely … Continue reading
The latest story to hit the airwaves is the threat by the Federal government to cut off food stamp (SNAP) benefits to Cook County as a result of its 1 cent per ounce “pop tax”, which could result in an … Continue reading
As Nancy Pelosi famously said during the Obamacare debate: “(W)e have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it…” That quote must also be applied to the Budget Implementation Bill (BIMP) passed by the Illinois … Continue reading
There’s some misinformation flying around about the Governor’s amendatory veto of the school funding bill (SB 1) which needs to be addressed. The thing that’s got my attention is the discussion surrounding the calculation of the “hold harmless” provision. The … Continue reading