Austin Berg 5/6/2016   Illinois Policy Institute When tough times befall the U.S. economy, it’s important that state governments are able to keep their doors open. It’s also essential that states are financially prepared for this scenario, so politicians don’t resort...
Democrats control the Illinois General Assembly and can easily pass their party’s legislation through the House and Senate – and can block any spending or economic reform Gov. Bruce Rauner proposes. But the majority party holds another source of power that...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekA66-0to20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekA66-0to20 Imagine spending more than you make. Imagine spending more than you make for an entire year. Imagine spending more than you make for 15 years in a row. What would happen? Well, just look at the state of the state. Illinois lawmakers...
Real strategies for removing federal presence from Western lands Posted on January 12, 2016 by Brandon Smith   Oregon standoff   When activist movements enter into confrontation with a corrupt government or establishment structure, often the temptation is to stick rather closely to what...
TEXAS SECESSION RESOLUTION PASSES GOP COMMITTEE Non-binding independence measure headed for full-party vote Saturday Published: 23 hours ago image: http://www.wnd.com/files/2015/09/dernstwnd_avatar.jpg DOUGLAS ERNST   image: http://www.wnd.com/files/2012/11/texas_secession.jpg The Lone Star State will find out on Saturday just how eager its Republicans are to reconstitute the Republic of...
Like Jackson, Trump is an Intensely American President President Trump gave a historic speech last week honoring President Andrew Jackson. True to current form, the media largely either missed or maligned it. During his visit to the Hermitage, Jackson’s home and...
Illinois congressmen praise rollback of Obama-era waters rule By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network Jul 12, 2017   Shutterstock photo http://willcountynews.com/2015/12/07/the-epas-water-power-grab-changing-the-definition-of-water/  http://willcountynews.com/2016/01/26/epa-waters-of-the-u-s-incredible-overreach-by-government/ ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Critics of an Obama-era regulation that is in legal limbo say it would make small creeks on private...
How Puerto Rico Debt Is Grappling With a Debt Crisis By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH and LIZ MOYERUPDATED July 1, 2016 Erika P. Rodriguez for The New York Times For years, Puerto Rico borrowed money by issuing municipal bonds, using the funds to...
Participant in Cliven Bundy standoff sentenced to 68 years in prison Posted on July 26, 2017 by Tribune News Service 0 Shares LAS VEGAS — A participant in the 2014 armed standoff between federal agents and supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy was sentenced to 68 years in...
Tim Mapes, House Speaker Mike Madigan’s chief of staff, embarked on an interesting challenge last week. Mapes spoke in Chicago as part of a panel the National Council of State Legislatures, or NCSL, sponsored. He was slated to speak not...

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