Category: Politics

Veteran officer criticizes mayor, superintendent for their handling of police suicides; ‘Officers are defeated and depressed,’ he says

by BRIAN NADIG A 27-year police veteran is criticizing  Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown their handling of police suicides. Three Chicago officers have committed suicide in 2021, including two deaths during...

Northwest Side legislators discuss proposed 2022 budget

by JASON MEREL Several Northwest Side legislators discussed Governor J.B. Pritzker’s $41.6 billion budget proposal for next year that holds the line on spending, proposes no tax increases, and closes corporate tax loopholes. Pritzker...

Martwick faces Beckman in race for Senate

by JASON MEREL Democratic incumbent Robert Martwick is facing Republican challenger Anthony Beckman for the 10th Illinois Senate District seat in the Nov. 3 election. Martwick said he is running a campaign focusing on...