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MARC CHASE: Illiana a Northwest Passage? Not in my backyard

MARC CHASE: Illiana a Northwest Passage? Not in my backyard

Certain elements of our society, usually "progressive leaders," dub some naysayers to particular government projects NIMBYs.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

I suspect the south Lake County NIMBYs were ecstatic last week when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill to give the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build an airport at Peotone.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Peotone airport work a waste of time, money

Anyone who has followed Lake County and region politics is familiar with the silo mentality -- the staunch unwillingness that often occurs when communities have the ability to work together but choose to hold on to "what is theirs." Some cities, towns and political organizations do this even…

July 30, 2013 12:00 am
Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority leaders said they aren't intimidated by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's signing of a bill that gives the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build a rival airport in Peotone.

July 25, 2013 10:06 am

EDITORIAL: Illiana Expressway supporters should speak out about transportation asset

Advocates for improving traffic flow in Northwest Indiana and the south Chicago suburbs will get a chance Wednesday to voice their support for the planned Illiana Expressway.

July 30, 2012 10:09 am

Critics say Peotone airport destined to fail

SPRINGFIELD | Evidence of a downturn in the aviation industry is visible in every corner of Illinois, but that isn't slowing Gov. Pat Quinn and state transportation officials from moving "as fast as humanly possible" to build a third airport near Chicago.

January 15, 2012 12:00 am

Peotone project won't affect downstate airports

SPRINGFIELD | Officials from surrounding airports are not overly concerned about the possibility of a third Chicago airport affecting their passenger or flight numbers.

March 01, 2011 12:00 am
Governor's office: We talked to LaHood about airport

Governor's office: We talked to LaHood about airport

SPRINGFIELD | When U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told reporters this week that nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the south suburban airport proposal, that apparently didn't include Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. or Gov. Pat Quinn.

November 19, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: We endorse Hayes, Kinzinger for Congress

Incumbent Jesse Jackson Jr., a Democrat, faces Republican Isaac Hayes -- no, not the Isaac Hayes of "Shaft" fame -- in Illinois' 2nd District.

October 31, 2010 12:00 am
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