What happened this session on gerrymandering—what didn’t happen, actually—is a defeat. But it need not be the final word. Factors favoring reform are building. Eventually, they’ll break through.
A solution to the state’s chronic budget problems languishes while Democrats and Republicans get caught up in petty political infighting.
The formal name of one Chicago-based labor group is a mouth full: Liquor & Wine Sales Representatives – Tire, Plastic, and Allied Workers Union Local 3.
Cook County, where I live, has 530 governmental units, more than any other U.S. county. Sangamon has 118.