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Should Illinois take over Chicago Public Schools?

Gov. Bruce Rauner thinks it’s a good idea. Here’s his logic, according to Mark Litton,of the Illinois News Network: Still, Rauner insists that when the true costs of keeping CPS afloat without a state intervention becomes clear, citizens will pressure state lawmakers to intervene on their behalf rather than see their taxes go up. “You... Read more »

Ford Chicago assembly plant workers cutting their own throats

The Chicago Tribune  reports in a Reuters dispatch that workers at the Ford Motor Co. assembly plant in Chicago overwhelmingly rejected a four-year contract proposed by the company and the United Auto Workers. I want to emphasize that this wasn’t the UAW leaders that rejected the contract; they had actually reached agreement with Ford, the only auto... Read more »
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