State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 5 – Budget Shortfall

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seats looking at answers to the¬†question of¬† what to do with the State’s budget shortfall. And the candidates had a minute to answer the question … Continue reading

Sears Wants Local Taxpayers to Continue Subsidizing It

In 1989, I was standing next to State Rep. Delores Doederlein on the House floor the night that the Hoffman Estates Tax Increment Financing District for Sears was passed. As the debate neared its end, she asked me if I … Continue reading