Time to give 'em the bird
In a year in which Trump is president and lobbyists are running much of his government, there aren't enough turkeys in the barnyard to go around. And that's before we get to our mayor and guv.
If it looks like a turkey, walks like a turkey and sounds like a turkey, guess what? You've got the GOP tax bills.
I can't help but think the frenzied atmosphere surrounding private investments in rising tech stars undermines rigorous due diligence and coldblooded analysis.
Illinois election officials have decided the state will remain in a multistate voter registration database that critics claim is inaccurate and could lead to security breaches.
And why one Chicago bank is likely paying close attention to the spotlight now being trained on the former Trump campaign manager's spending and real estate.
Truth in Accounting says all those new taxes haven't yet pulled Chicago out of financial peril, with net debt of $40,000 a head. But the city says things are better and will continue to improve.
Crain's editorial board invited Peter Roskam to stop by. We talked about taxes. Then, when we asked about Roy Moore, he talked about . . . taxes.
Soaring crime is the result of segregation, rising poverty and a dysfunctional police force.
Helping people get fair treatment