Rauner Touts Location, Skilled Workforce as Reasons for National Firms Location of Distribution Centers

Back in the late 1970’s future Congressman and then-State Rep. John Porter conceived of a commission to consider how Illinois should approach the year 2000. Ironically, Porter was not appointed to the commission, but I was. The following press release … Continue reading

Bribers Can Do Business in Chicago, But Not with Illinois State Government

From the Chicago Tribune Thursday morning summary: Emanuel administration clears bribe-paying red-light camera vendor to bid on city contracts once again. Chicago is open for business for businesses who have bribed city officials. That is so different from what Illinois … Continue reading

Argument Against Highway Funding “Lockbox” Constitutional Amendment

Wonder Lake’s Kelly Liebmann wrote this letter to the Daily Herald. It is printed with permission of the author. The proposed Amendment to the Illinois Constitution will be on the top of everyone’s ballot. ‘Lockbox’ amendment won’t solve problems This … Continue reading