|Aug. 29 could bring truce or political war|
| I think on August 19th a new and brief window of opportunity opened which could finally help wrap up this long and drawn out state legislative overtime session.|
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
|Illinois: Nothing happens, twice|
| The absurd facade of this long-running state government impasse might best be summed up with two brief statements.|
1) Gov. Bruce Rauner to Democrats: "Just support my plans to eviscerate organized labor and I'll give you the rare privilege of voting to raise everybody's income taxes."
Monday, August 17, 2015
|Time for all in Springfield to govern|
|There are those who believe strongly that one side or the other is "winning" the latest, and perhaps greatest, Statehouse impasse in Illinois history.|
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
|Get used to life in a Rauner world|
| If there was any doubt before last week, there's zero uncertainty now. Gov. Bruce Rauner won't allow anyone else to interfere with his dominance of the Illinois Republican Party.|
Monday, August 3, 2015
|Madigan was the 'plus one' reason bill failed|
| Last week, Gov. Bruce Rauner declared to reporters that if it wasn't for House Speaker Michael Madigan the budget impasse would've been resolved.|
And perhaps if the sky was green, then grass might be blue.
For starters, what the governor said was highly doubtful.
Monday, July 27, 2015
|Rauner targets Dem districts with anti-Madigan mail|
| House Speaker Michael Madigan told reporters earlier this month that he'd had a "frank discussion" with Gov. Bruce Rauner, "and I gave him good, solid advice."|
Word is, that advice had two parts.
Monday, July 20, 2015