Once a law or regulation is in place, it’s usually hard and time-consuming to remove. But when the pandemic shut down much of normal life last year, lawmakers showed they could move quickly in a crisis.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
With their industry under assault, oil and gas workers are being assured they can simply transition to renewable energy jobs.
Friends ask: “Why hasn’t Mike Madigan been indicted yet? After all, he has been under investigation for what must be a couple of years now.”
Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas raised ire from conservatives for vetoing legislation passed by the Arkansas state Legislature.
In today’s Weekend Edition of the Daily Journal, you’ll find the second of three Progress special sections. The first two weeks of the series are dedicated to bestowing honors to residents and organizations throughout the community with our Progress Awards.
When the closed sign was hung on polling places throughout the city at 7 p.m. Tuesday, it seems that many didn’t really have opinions after all.
Those elected to city and county office will have more impact on your day-to-day life than the President of the United States would ever dream of having.
We published a story from The Associated Press in Monday’s edition that reported the Illinois Department of Transportation spent $6.1 million last year to pick up litter.
When classes went online during the COVID-19 pandemic, the students went with them. It left college campuses around the nation looking like ghost towns.
Since the very first cellphone call was made in 1973, these small, rectangular objects have become one of the most important things in our lives.
Despite what you may have heard — repeatedly — journalists are most definitely not your enemy. We believe that holds especially true when it comes to local journalists. The ones who live in your community and have made it their life’s work to inform.
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- Splash Valley to open Memorial Day weekend
- Finally taking the Portillo's plunge
- Small outbreak sends Bradley Central back to remote learning
- 5 residents are centenarians or nearing the mark at Herscher senior living home
- FOOTBALL: Kankakee sets school modern-era scoring record against Thornton
- Police: No active shooter targeting people in Kankakee
- Phillip Hughes
- Cheryl Clodi
- Kankakee Farmers' Market shares music lineup
- Blotter: April 15, 2021