Veteran Illinois lobbyist Dick Lockhart, 90, right, jokes with friend and fellow lobbyist Bill Luking while talking about being the oldest practicing lobbyist in Illinois, and possibly the nation, in Springfield, Ill. Lockhart has lobbied in Springfield for 55 years and still works seven day…
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to require the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have its budget approved by the Lake County Council will not advance out of a House committee prior to Tuesday's deadline.
INDIANAPOLIS | John Gregg, the 2012 Democratic nominee for Indiana governor, announced Wednesday he will not make a second run for the state's top job.
SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village is hoping to see its share of state funds increase after officials approved an agreement with Alfred G. RonanLtd., a lobbying firm the village hopes can increase the flow of cash from Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD | The former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party has a new gig: He’s lobbying to legalize gay marriage.
From our Neanderthal beginnings, we as humans banded together for survival and efficiency. Hunter-gatherers were more effective when working toward a mutual goal. So that we might better our chance of survival, we came together for our own sake. Even if the saber-toothed tiger succeeded in p…
In this era of attack ads and Super PACs, the question has been raised about how (or if) special interest money can be removed from politics.
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