Taxpayers who are footing the bills want to know and trust that people are being hired on skill and merit, period. That they're being given promotions based on performance. And too often in Illinois government it does work that way.
Will Lisa and Mike stand side by side smiling warmly at the Democrats' big rally day at the state fair? Or will Attorney General Madigan authorize an investigation into Speaker Madigan's Metra manueverings?
Ward remapping has the ability to gently transform communities or further push them farther behind. It is no wonder it's January and the city council has just now gotten around to passing a remap plan that can garner enough votes.