Roughly Speaking: What happened to the State Center project?

Iris Martinez

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

December 19, 2016


All eyes on Aaron Schock after 24-count corruption indictment

Aaron Schock thought he was finished with Springfield in 2008.

After two terms in the Illinois House of Representatives, he was on his way to Washington, D.C., to represent the state's 18th Congressional District. He was all of 27.

From there it was on to London, India, the Greek Isles, China — sometimes for work, sometimes for pleasure, always for the camera. Who can forget all those exuberant Instagram posts? Surfing in Hawaii, parasailing in the Andes, dancing the tango in Buenos Aires, mugging at the Great Wall of China ...

So imagine his disappointment...