Category Archives: Politics

Mayor Renner won’t veto extended video gaming ban

Mayor Renner won’t veto extended video gaming ban

Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner will not veto recent city council action extending the freeze on new video gaming machines in the city to give aldermen more time to examine video gaming’s impact on the community.MORE

‘Day of Action’ Monday in Dwight

‘Day of Action’ Monday in Dwight

Opponents of an immigrant detention center in Dwight are calling Monday a “day of action.” That’s when the village board is expected to vote on annexing property near Interstate 55 and Illinois Route 17 for the $45 million facility.MORE

Charges dropped in a “Schock”ing turn of events

Charges dropped in a “Schock”ing turn of events

  By Dave Dahl Tonight might be the best night’s sleep Aaron Schock has had in the last four years. “I’m looking forward to having this weight off my chest and not having it be the first thing I think about every morning and the last thing I think about before I go to bed,”…MORE

Blogs

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.

WJBC Voices: JB the CK

Based on the budget, Pritzker ought to change his initials from J.B. (whatever they stand for) to C.K. (Can Kicker).