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  • These races matter

    If you’re one of those people who gets annoyed every election cycle at the admonishments to go out and vote because you don’t care, you’re never going ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Suspicious movie grant dollars

    State Rep. David McSweeney is seeking an investigation into a $10 million grant to a Chicago-based film company that was approved by former Gov. Pat Q ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Our View: Discouraging news on FOIA appeals

    Despite reform efforts and good intentions from some, Illinois residents still are often left in the dark when it comes to records of what’s happening ...
    March 20, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Our View: A patron saint for openness in government

    It’s Sunshine Week across the land, a time when advocates of openness in government point out how important such transparency is to the proper functio ...
    March 19, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Transparency more important than ever

    Transparency in government has always been important.But these days, in Illinois, it’s vital. The st ...
    March 13, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Our View:

    The headline on the Chicago Sun-Times report read: “The $100,000 Club.”It wasn’t a report on inflate ...
    March 11, 2015 - 9:30 pm