Scott Holland ponders whether the attempt to rebrand Asian carp as "Copi" will catch on in Illinois.
Holland: Another round of corporate churn ignites the same topic: How will cities deal with buildings as their valuation changes drastically based on future use? Municipalities of all sizes should proactively address this challenge.
Scott Holland writes that Donald Trump clearly matters to party loyalists, but Illinoisans also are focused on the state’s own issues and many are chiefly concerned with which gubernatorial candidate is best suited to apply Republican solutions to those problems.
The Illinois Supreme Court recently issued rulings in two longstanding cases that could lead to some discussion in Springfield. One involved the constitutionality of the Firearm Owner Identification program, and another concerned property rights along the Mazon River.
Eye On Illinois: Manteno vets home outbreak hopefully already under control.
Eye On Illinois: Test case reveals sheriff law likely needs clarification.
Eye On Illinois: State slowly chipping away at pension problem.
Eye On Illinois: Reader makes case for primary participation.
Eye On Illinois: Hoping certain GOP talking points survive to general election.
Eye On Illinois: Improving internet access is an investment in economy.
Eye on Illinois: Do voters really want cooperation between Democrats and Republicans?
Eye On Illinois: Far too early to buy hype on Chicago casino projections.
Eye on Illinois: What can we learn from those leaving public office?
Eye on Illinois: Illinois congressman supports state’s right to set election laws, to a point.
Eye on Illinois: Parents face two choices: keep children home under all circumstances, or selfishly hope the odds will be in our favor.