The government that’s closest to home is the government that can — and probably will — more quickly affect your life.Read More →
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
From legally questionable free office space for teachers unions in Philadelphia to a Los Angeles, where a court ruling means the city’s school district will have to provide more space for charter schools, it’s been a busy week in education news.
Watchdog.org covered it all.
Vermont: consolidation and confusion
A confused and confusing plan […]
By Benjamin Yount
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — It’s amazing what happens when you let people keep their own money.
Illinois, a perennial bottom dweller in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s annual “Rich States, Poor States” report, has found itself out of the basement.
“It’s a small step being number 40,” ALEC Vice President for State Fiscal Reform Jonathan Williams told […]
Scott Reeder is Executive Editor of the Illinois News Network.
By: Scott Reeder | Illinois News Network
SPRINGFIELD — Ever read a news story that gives you a sinking feeling, because it just hits too close to home?
That’s how I was feeling the other day when I read about the steel plant closing in Granite City, Illinois.
Illinois inmates who will soon get out of jail won’t pass “Go” and get $200, but they may collect their Medicaid card.Read More →
A state report found The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services failed to correct more than a dozen problems found in past audits.
By: Mark Fitton | Illinois News NetworkSPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services failed to correct more than a dozen problems found in past audits — some dating back […]Read More →