Eli Steele, writer, editor, director and producer of the award-winning personal documentary "How Jack Became Black," about race in the United States, has a pretty good idea about the challenges mixed race individuals face.
Parents in Glenbrook High School District 225 who last month lost their bid to prevent the district from adopting its first transgender policy need to keep on keeping on, an attorney for families facing a similar situation in Palatine said during a recent interview.
Park Ridge Republican Marilyn Smolenski isn't just looking to unseat state Rep. Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines) in the 55th District in this year's general election, a prominent Maine Township Republican said during a recent interview.
A Chicago-based attorney who has publicly supported Wilmette School District 39's proposed tax levy increase says that a reduction of the real estate tax assessment on his property in the district was an accident and wants the North Cook News to back off on a story about it.
Wilmette Public Schools District 39 has been directed by the Illinois Attorney General's Office to turn over a portion of records being sought by the North Cook News via a Freedom of Information Act request, according to a letter from the Attorney General to the school district.
Legislators in Springfield should pass legislation to consolidate services, despite township opposition to those ideas, an Arlington Heights School Board member said while expressing his personal opinions during a recent interview.
Residents in neighborhoods around Chicago's airports who are concerned about foul odors coming from noise replacement windows are invited to a meeting on Monday for what one area group's spokeswoman says is an attempt to figure out how serious the problem might be.
While state lawmakers ended a two-year budget impasse, the measures adopted by the Illinois Legislature will not fix the state's fiscal mess, an analyst who co-wrote a paper that places the state 49th in long-run solvency told the Sangamon Sun.
House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) and Rep. Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines) must be ousted in next year's elections to ensure a better future for the state, a one-time campaign opponent of Moylan said recently.
The so-called "privilege tax" on Illinois investment firms that passed the Senate in May but now appears stalled in the House needs to be put out of its -- and our -- misery, the co-host of a Chicago-area radio show said recently.
Public sector employees and retirees could accept less than their constitutionally protected pensions if they understand it's them or public education, an economist said during an appearance on a recent Chicago-based radio show.
Democratic state lawmakers showed their true colors in May when they demanded an investigation into an article about apparently doomed school funding reform legislation, a radio show co-host said recently.
Illinois lawmakers betray their ignorance of the needs and opinions of taxpayers when they pass huge tax increases as a way out of the ongoing budget impasse, a policy expert said on a radio program recently.