Category Archives: Politics

Normal reveals intent to move Uptown mural

Normal reveals intent to move Uptown mural

The artists, who sued the Town of Normal and a building developer to protect the mural they painted at Uptown Circle, should welcome and support the town’s plans to spare the artwork from demolition. That’s the town government’s position in court papers filed in Peoria federal court prior to a scheduled court hearing on Monday.MORE

Mayoral hopeful Tiritilli wants spot on Connect Transit board

Mayoral hopeful Tiritilli wants spot on Connect Transit board

Normal Mayor Chris Koos said he’s working on filling a vacancy on the Connect Transit Board of Trustees, and the man who narrowly lost to Koos in the mayoral election two years ago said he would like Koos to appoint him to that position.MORE

Blogs

WJBC Voices: Jay Bee, CEO

Much of the legal analysis in law school is taught via the hypothetical question, wherein the professor poses a set of facts embodying the issue studied, and asks students to predict the outcome, based on those facts. 

WJBC Voices: Understanding TIF investments

As we near another local election, understanding what a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district is and its role in economic development seems unclear to many I talk to.