Effort to consolidate local governments is finally making headway

It’s property tax time and that’s always a good time to highlight efforts at government streamlining.

My tax bill hit home about a week ago. I […]

Local Legislators, Activists Weigh In On ERA Passage

The 28th Amendment of the United States Constitution — the Equal Rights Amendment — passed both houses of the Illinois legislature last week as Illinois […]

CPS to move sex abuse investigations from law department to inspector general

Investigations into allegations that Chicago school employees sexually abused students should be conducted by the district’s independent watchdog, the school board president said Tuesday as […]

Quincy veterans home now part of budget talks

A focal point in the already contentious race for governor has now become a focus for lawmakers negotiating a new state budget, as they assess […]

Tom Cullerton passes bills to end taxpayer-funded sexual harassment bailouts

SPRINGFIELD – Two measures taking aim at sexual assault in government by promoting transparency and the responsible use of taxpayer dollars are headed to the […]

Tom Cullerton Continues to Lead on Legionnaires’ Fixes

Three years after the initial outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy, residents of that facility and others like it are […]

Legislators push Rauner for Quincy veterans home improvement plan

Four Illinois legislators are pushing for Gov. Bruce Rauner to lay out what is needed to improve the veterans home in Quincy to prevent another […]

EDITORIAL: Enough with the golden parachutes for top public executives

When the president of Chicago State University, Thomas Calhoun Jr., was eased out two years ago, after a mere nine months on the job, and […]

Proposed bills would assist with Quincy Legionnaires’ crisis

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois senators are proposing three new bills to prevent future Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks at the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy, which has had […]

Tom Cullerton honored for government efficiency measures

VILLA PARK–Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) was recently honored for his work this last session in creating a more transparent and efficient government.

Cullerton was honored […]

Tom Cullerton: Time to make COD the bright star of DuPage again

VILLA PARK–On Wednesday, State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) emphasized the importance of learning from past mistakes in regards to the results of the College […]

State Senator Tom Cullerton Endorsed by Illinois Educators

State Senator Tom Cullerton Endorsed by Illinois Educators

Villa Park – State Senator Tom Cullerton is proud to announce the endorsements of the Illinois Retired Teachers […]

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State senate candidate Seth Lewis silent on ties to hate group, fake newspaper

Senator Tom Cullerton condemned his opponent Seth Lewis’ silence on ties to unethical and extremist groups in a statement today:

“My opponent is attempting to muddy […]

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Tom Cullerton Disgusted with Independent Maps Decision

VILLA PARK, IL– Senator Tom Cullerton expressed disgust at the Illinois Supreme Court’s decision to block the Independent Maps Initiative from the November ballot. Cullerton […]

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86 lives saved in DuPage County with heroin overdose drug naloxone | Senator Tom Cullerton highlights importance of improving naloxone access

VILLA PARK, IL – The DuPage Narcan Project recently announced that 86 lives have been saved in DuPage County by the heroin overdose drug naloxone […]