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  • Did Sen. Burris commit sin of omission?

     
    by Frank James What will the fallout be for Sen. Roland Burris from this new admission of his that the brother of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked Burris last October and November to make a campaign contribution to the former...
  • Harris: 'Ones to Watch' in Chicago business in 2014

     Harris: 'Ones to Watch' in Chicago business in 2014
    Barack Obama campaign veterans Harper Reed and Dylan Richard will launch a tech company. Don Thompson will be under pressure to improve sales at McDonald's. And with Tribune Co. spinning off its publishing assets into a separate company, its chief...

    Rosenthal: ADM effort is equivalent to clipping coupons for pennies

     Rosenthal: ADM effort is equivalent to clipping coupons for pennies
    Archer Daniels Midland: coupon clipper to the world. The mighty Illinois-based agriculture giant has come across more like some kind of bargain-chasing biddy, rich enough to not actually need discounts but unwilling to forgo a single money-saving...

    Rosenthal: To win the incentive game, make Chicago better

    Rosenthal: To win the incentive game, make Chicago better
    When Illinois House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie browbeat Archer Daniels Midland at a public hearing a few weeks ago, comparing the global ag giant's bid to secure state tax credits to blackmail, it was a clarion call for change. But don't get the...

    On the 'Scholarship' list in Springfield

     
    Where do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that...