Illinois population
OP-ED: Illinois population decline should be a wake-up call

Illinoisans have been hearing their state is shrinking for five years now. But new figures.

basketball
COMMENTARY: You DO NOT have to play basketball in Illinois to succeed in pro basketball

I usually like reading sports commentaries from the Decatur Herald & Review‘s Mark Tupper. The.

Illinois election laws
COMMENTARY: It’s time for Illinois’ election laws to be reformed for the better

I have been quite vocal about reform election law reform for quite some time on.

Bitcoin
COMMENTARY: Like the government, central banks are afraid of Bitcoin and crypto

(Heartland Newsfeed) — Since the dawn of cryptocurrency trading, there have always been projections and.

Heartland Newsfeed: what to expect in 2019

As we near our second anniversary online, we’ve passed many thresholds throughout 2018 and we.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Pensions keep Illinois in fiscal turmoil

Goodbye to Illinois’ $130 billion pension hole. Now it’s $133 billion. And getting deeper. Sometimes.

holiday shopping Christmas shopping sales tax taxation
OP-ED: Holiday shopping and the sales tax Scrooge

The average American will spend around $800 on gifts this Christmas. But making those holiday.

Fight for $15 debate
OP-ED: Two wrongs don’t make a right in ‘Fight for $15’ debate

The “Fight for $15” an hour is back in Illinois, although it’s not likely to.

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COMMENTARY: Threats of violence have no place in politics

(Heartland Newsfeed) — The lame duck session of the Illinois General Assembly got incredibly ugly.

Small Business Saturday
SCOTT: A ‘yes’ vote for Small Business Saturday makes year-round impact

Election Day has passed but you still have time to make one more “Yes” vote..