Category Archives: Voice Your Vote

Bloomington to welcome 4 new aldermen while 2 newcomers elected in Normal

Bloomington to welcome 4 new aldermen while 2 newcomers elected in Normal

By Greg Halbleib BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL – The councils in the Twin Cities will be comprised of a total of six newcomers as a result of Tuesday’s election. In Normal, challengers Stan Nord and Karyn Smith earned seats on the town council while Kathleen Lorenz captured a second term. Nord received the most votes (2,873) followed by…MORE

Harold, Raoul to vie for Illinois Attorney General

Harold, Raoul to vie for Illinois Attorney General

Illinois will get its second African American attorney general in state history after this fall’s general election. State Sen. Kwame Raoul and former Miss America Erika Harold will face off in November.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.

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).