Even as Gov. Bruce Rauner continues to strive toward a potential state budget solution, House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) “delays and offers nothing,” the Chicago Tribune recently reported while continuing its coverage of Illinois’ hemorrhaging finances.
Lawmakers in Springfield hammering out the so-called Grand Bargain need to restore the faith of business in Illinois, a former state senator turned technology and manufacturing advocate said during a recent Chicago-based radio talk show appearance.
In a race decided by a difference of 111 votes, Laura LaPlaca, a village trustee, lost her bid for Hinsdale Village President to incumbent Thomas Cauley Jr. The final vote count left Cauley with 1,598 votes, compared to LaPlaca’s 1,487 votes.