Illinois’ comeback story starts here.

Cathy Stuehmeier

Cathy Stuehmeier

“I’m preparing to retire now. I own newspapers. I’ve spent about 57 years in media. I started with the Centralia Sentinel, which was a daily local newspaper. I spent seven or eight years with the Sentinel and learned a lot from the past ownership.” “I was one of the first females to walk into the...

4 steps to rid Illinois Statehouse of Madigan’s corrupt legacy

4 steps to rid Illinois Statehouse of Madigan’s corrupt legacy

Now that the 103rd Illinois General Assembly is sworn in, an early order of business will be to establish the rules of the chambers. Those rules need more reform to ensure another Mike Madigan doesn’t gather too much power.

By Joe Tabor