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Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Jan. 18, 2022 13:19 PM EST

Arlington Heights Daily Herald. January 18, 2022. Editorial: State should boost fund to municipalities and help control property taxes Costs are rising for all of us. Inflation has increased the price of everything from gas and groceries to new and used...

Speaker: Illinois DCFS field workers need greater protection

Jan. 11, 2022 18:09 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The speaker of the Illinois House said the state's child-welfare caseworkers need to be treated like frontline emergency responders after a Department of Children and Family Services investigator was killed last week during a home visit, the second such tragedy in...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Jan. 11, 2022 12:11 PM EST

Chicago Sun-Times. January 9, 2021. Editorial: The Illinois legislature needs a new watchdog now Once again, the post of legislative inspector general is vacant. The Illinois Legislative Ethics Commission needs to get its act together and appoint a new...