Archive: October, 2012


VOTE NO on Constitutional Amendment 49

The amendment to the Illinois Constitution, Constitutional Amendment 49, on this year's ballot is at best a sham, and at worst a deceptive effort to erase existing Constitutional protections for people in Illinois' many public pension systems. Policy groups across the political spectrum oppose it. The Illinois Policy Institute, proponent of "economic liberty and free […]

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Short Council Meeting Anticipated

Tuesday, October 9, 7:00 p.m., Civic Center Tonight’s City Council agenda deals almost entirely with the City’s business. It shows City Hall’s focus on the mostly non-controversial aspects of government – making sure that the finances are properly dealt with, that the sewer system works well, and that construction of the new fire station moves forward. […]

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