Civic Federation opposes Pritzker’s income tax plan: ‘Nothing in the package protects any one group of taxpayers’

Gov. J.B. Pritzker, left, last month; Laurence Msall, president of the Civic Federations, right, in 2019. | Anthony Vazquez, Rich Hein/Sun-Times file. “While the Civic Federation is not opposed to the concept of a graduated income tax and understands the state’s

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Three Cook County state’s attorney rivals agree much needs to change — but part ways on what and how

Republican state’s attorney candidate Pat O’Brien, left, earlier this month; Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, center, in August; Libertarian candidate Brian Dennehy, right, in June. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times file; Facebook. Republican Pat O’Brien argues that Democratic incumbent Kim Foxx

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Death toll soars as Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict escalates: ‘This is a fight against jihadists’

Ever since tensions flared up again late last month, everything from rockets to missiles to munitions continues to crack in and around Nagorno-Karabakh — the hotly fought-after land parcel bordering Christian-dominant Armenia and Muslim-majority Azerbaijan. And there is little reprieve in sight,

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