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Editorial: State should make plate renewals easier

By Herald & Review editorial board

April 11, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Illinois residents seeking license plate renewals are being treated unfairly by the state.That's not unusual in Illinois, where taxpayers and other customers are often an afterthought, if they are considered at all.The Secretary of St...

Opinion: Why I gave up trying to fight gun violence

By Aaron Graff, @Graffintosh

March 30, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

I give up on society and no longer fear gun violence.We've reached a point where we test our luck with everything we do, even if it is relaxing at home. People aren't going to put the guns down, and nobody is going to prevent...

Editorial: Call your local legislator, ask why

By Peoria Journal Star editorial board

March 26, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It's official: Illinois is the last state government without a budget in America, thanks to a Pennsylvania that was likewise floundering in dysfunction but, unlike Illinois, evidently got tired of it.Come now, you knew they'd ...

Editorial: Vote on camp illustrates why Illinois is broke

By Herald & Review editorial board

March 3, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Here's a small, but educational, lesson on why the state of Illinois budget is billions of dollars in the red.On Tuesday, the Illinois House passed a bill that would require the Department of Corrections to reopen the Hardin County...

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