The thinking among Springfield insiders up until a few weeks had been that the legislature was likely to override Governor Quinn's veto of ComEd's "Smart Grid" bill. That was before the Occupy Wall Street movement ignited.
Ever hear of the Better Government Association (BGA)? Hope you have, but if not, read on. The other evening at the Miramar Restaurant in Highwood, I...
The guys on some funny - and not so funny - crime stories and Former ABC-7 political reporter and new Better Government Association boss Andy Shaw outlines his plan for combating corruption. It involves a teapot and you.
This sordid pension fund investment is exactly the kind of scandal that should get every member of the pension boards fired, and Mayor Daley should not be given a pass.
We are fighting an enemy armed with the power of incumbency, and the riches of unfettered fundraising to hold their ground at all costs.