America’s War on Poverty has been an abject failure. Nearly $12 trillion and 60 years later, official poverty rates remain basically unchanged. While the nation waged a well-intentioned assault on poverty, it inadvertently launched a far more sinister war: on dignity. While attempting to eradicate poverty, America created countless government welfare programs. In doing so,...View Report
Many Illinois municipalities have voted to ban or restrict marijuana sales when it becomes legal for sale. Here’s a list of where pot will, won’t and might be legally bought.
Voters statewide will decide whether 2,656 Highland Park taxpayers should send $81 million in additional income taxes to Springfield.
Citing public safety pension costs, the city is expected to approve another increase to its property tax levy.
More than a dozen city and park district retirees in Highland Park have received more than $1 million in pension benefits each.
Many communities in the northern Illinois border county are having trouble attracting and retaining residents.