Ald. Brian Hopkins sponsored a resolution calling for the city to deprioritize arrests and investigations of adults using the drugs and for the public health department to study the plants as alternative treatment options.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan’s proposals for a property tax freeze and workers’ comp cuts won’t solve the issues that got Illinois into its budget mess in the first place.
Despite spending more than $370 million on police misconduct lawsuits in six years, the city has not heeded official calls to analyze the cases for trends.
Proposed legislation in Illinois and states across the country requires hedge fund and private equity managers to pay income taxes like the rest of us do.